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The Hour of Cowdust

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Inscription

On reverse, in English: "Coomaraswamy Sept. 1910."

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1922. Probably purchased from Ananda Coomaraswamy. Notation on reverse suggests that painting was in Coomaraswamy collection as early as 1910.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 1810–15

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 38 x 31.9cm (14 15/16 x 12 9/16in.) Framed: 22 3/4 x 18 3/4 in. (57.8 x 47.6 cm)

Accession Number

22.683

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

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