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Dhruva at Home with his Family

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Inscription

Reverse: at top, in Devanagari, six lines quoting the Bhavagata Purana, 4th skandha, chapter 8, as part of "Dhruvacarita"

Provenance

Given to the MFA in 1963 by the descendants of John Carter Coolidge.

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 1740

  • Attributed to Manaku, Indian, about 1700–1760
Object Place

Guler or Basohli, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 21.7 x 32.5cm (8 9/16 x 12 13/16in.) Other (Image only): 17.5 x 28cm (6 7/8 x 11in.)

Accession Number

63.146

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

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