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Gauri Ragini

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Inscription

Reverse: at bottom, in gurmukhi script (Punjabi, different from Takri): 15 (of series) rag gauri. Also, a collector's seal in Persian: "qamrud-din ghulam-i muhi-ud-din, AH 1155," "Slave of muhi-ud-din." Date equivalent to circa 1742, probably date of inventory. Qamrud-din was possibly governor of Punjab

Provenance

Another painting from same series (MFA #15.45) has notation indicating that it was purchased in Bombay in 1913. Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, Pahari, Second half of 17th century

Object Place

Northern Deccan or Punjab Plains, India

Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 x 15cm (9 1/8 x 5 7/8in.)

Accession Number

15.47

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

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