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Khandita Nayaka (The Male Lover Returns at Sunrise)

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Inscription

Obverse: on top, in Devnagari, 2 line inscription ( to be read); words in Devnagari on various elements of the painting. Reverse: on top, in Devnagari, 7 line inscription ( to be read)

Provenance

Given to the MFA in 1917 by Denman Waldo Ross. Purchased in 1917 from Ananda Coomaraswamy. Purchased by Coomaraswamy in India prior to 1916.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 1850

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 21.8 x 12 cm (8 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.) Image: 19.3 x 10.9 cm (7 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2660

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors