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The Gopis Refuse to Play Holi

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Inscription

Reverse: Seal of "S. Bahadur Shah, Dealer of Quriosities [sic], Mochee Gate, Lahore"

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1917. Purchased from Ananda Coomaraswamy in 1917. Purchased in India prior to 1916, probably from S. Bahadur Shah, Lahore (as per seal on reverse).

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, early 19th century

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

20.5 x 26.4 cm (8 1/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2475

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on primed paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors