Woman with a Tanpura and Deer on a Terrace, possibly a depiction of Todi Ragini

Indian, Pahari
3d quarter 19th century, color added later
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh

Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India


Overall: 20.6 x 15.8 cm (8 1/8 x 6 1/4 in.) Image: 16.8 x 13.6 cm (6 5/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors


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