Woman Crossing a Courtyard, Youth Looking from a Window

Indian, Pahari
mid-19th century


Object Place: Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 21.7 x 15 cm (8 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.) Image: 18 x 13.9 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.2513

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, 2 line inscription. Doha of Bihari- jure ki dohan- eyes of two are locked. Sideways on top, in Devanagari, chandrabhisarikaki, later note, misinterpreting image.

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