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Damayanti Dispatches the Stork to Nala

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Inscription

On obverse, within the drawing, are color name inscriptions in Devanagari.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, 1780–90

Object Place

Style of Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 36.0 cm (9 5/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2449

Medium or Technique

Orange ink and graphite on primed paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors