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Prosita-Patika Nayaka (The Dejected Heroine)

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Inscription

Obverse: words, in Devnagari, on various elements of the painting. Reverse: on top, in Devnagari, 2 line inscription ( to be read)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 1850

Object Place

Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 24.3 x 19.5 cm (9 9/16 x 7 11/16 in.) Image: 22 x 16.2 cm (8 11/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2659

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

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Asia

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