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Ancestor portrait of Maharaja Sitha Saini of Mandi seated with a sword

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Inscription

On reverse, in Devanagari: Sri Maharaja Sith Sen Madiala

Provenance

Given by Denman Waldo Ross in 1917; purchased from Ananda Coomaraswamy in 1917; purchased in India before 1916.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 1825

Object Place

Guler or Mandi, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 16.9 cm (8 7/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2721

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and graphite on paper, unfinished

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors