Inscription on reverse in Sanskrit, in Devanagari script, translated by Coomaraswamy in Rajput Painting catalogue: "So saying, he spake to the dear one, 'Come on to my shoulder,' and then disappeared: and she, left lacking, suffered torment." (Sanskrit: Evamuktah priyamaha skandha aruhyatam iti / Talascantardadhe krsah sa vaduranvatapyat. 38)
Given to the MFA in 1917 by Denman Waldo Ross. Purchased in 1917 from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Purchased in India prior to 1916.
Indian, Pahari, late 18th century
- Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh