Woman Trying to Recover a Parrot Escaped from its Cage
Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India
Overall: 19.7 x 12.5 cm (7 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.) Image: 18 x 10.2 cm (7 1/16 x 4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Not On View
Obverse: on the right, in Devnagari, 1 line inscription. AKC translation not correct as inscription does not relate to the painting. Words in Devnagari on various elements of the painting.
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)