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Parrot eating mangoes

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Inscription

Obverse: faintly written words on various elements of the painting, in Devnagari

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 1850

Object Place

Possibly Punjab Plains, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 16.2 x 9.8 cm (6 3/8 x 3 7/8 in.) Image: 16.2 x 9.8 cm (6 3/8 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2658

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors