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Portrait of a Seated Man

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Inscription

On reverse: In Devanagari, at top: "Gangana Maustajapha (?)" (alternate reading: Gangarama ustaji ki?)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, 18th century

Object Place

Northern India

Dimensions

10.8 x 6.3 cm (4 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.2673

Medium or Technique

Ink, light color and graphite on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors