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Nala Prepares for Midday Samdhya Rituals, from the Naishadhacarita

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Inscription

Observe in the middle on the top the number "98" inscribed in devanagari script.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 1790–1800

Object Place

Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 29.1 x 40 cm (11 7/16 x 15 3/4 in.) Image: 22.4 x 33.5 cm (8 13/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2413

Medium or Technique

Ink , perhaps with graphite, and priming on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors