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Portrait of a Poet

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Provenance

Acquired in India prior to 1916 by Ananda Coomaraswamy. Purchased and then given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1917.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, late 19th century

Object Place

Northern India

Dimensions

25.4 x 17 cm (10 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2818

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors