The Prachetas paying homage to Shiva, from a Bhagavata Purana series

Indian, Pahari
about 1740
Attributed to Manaku (Indian, about 1700–1760)


Object Place: Guler, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 21.8 x 32.6cm (8 9/16 x 12 13/16in.) Framed: 18 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (47.6 x 37.5 cm)

Accession Number

63.144

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse: on whole page, in Devanagari, 11 lines and three lines (to be read); 4th skanda, Rudragit sung by prachetas in honor of Rudra

Provenance

Bequested to the MFA by Helen S. Coolidge in 1963; formerly collection of John G. Coolidge.

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection