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Abhisarika Nayika (The Heroine Who Goes to Meet Her Lover at an Appointed Place)

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Reverse: on top half of page, in Devnagari, 5 line inscription, page # (to be read). Bottom left hand corner, in Urdu, 1 word?


Given to the MFA in 1917 by Denman Waldo Ross. Purchased in 1917 from Ananda Coomaraswamy. Purchased by Coomaraswamy in India prior to 1916.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 1775–80

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, India


Overall: 19.4 x 28.6 cm (7 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.) Image: 13.5 x 22.9 cm (5 5/16 x 9 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper




Drawings / Watercolors