User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Gopis fetching water at Yamuna ghat

Start collecting

Inscription

Reverse: on top, in Takri, 4 line inscription (to be read). Dated 1904-1847, Rs. 129 and witnessed by somebody. Sketches visible. All this is faintly visible through the mat on which painting is mounted.

Provenance

Given to the MFA in 1925 by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy.

Credit Line

Gift of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian, Pahari, about third quarter 19th century

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 x 26.1 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/4 in.) Image: 20.5 x 26.1 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.529

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors