Sri Rae Teg Cand and Sri Raja Ghamand Cand with a hawk

Indian,Pahari
About 1770 (4 years after death of Ghamand)
Attributed to Purkhu


Object Place: Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 25.6 x 18.6 cm (10 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.) Image: 25.6 x 18.6 cm (10 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.530

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper, perhaps with graphite

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Obverse: on top, in Persian and Devnagari, 1 line inscriptions above each figure identifying them. L- Sri Rai Tegh Chand, R- Sri Raja Ghamand Chand.

Provenance

Probably acquired in India by Ananda Coomaraswamy (b. 1877 - d. 1947), Needham, MA; 1925, gift of Ananda Coomaraswamy to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 8, 1925)

Credit Line

Gift of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy