Vasakasayya Nayaka (crow augury)

Indian, Pahari
about 1900
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 18.5 cm (10 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.) Image: 18 x 13 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2492

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Reverse: at top, in Devanagari (?) four-line inscription (to be read).

Provenance

By 1916, purchased in India by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947); 1917, sold by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1917, given by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection