Obverse: in Devanagari, words on various elements of the painting (to be read). Reverse: in Devanagari, words on various elements of the painting (to be read), and Bahadur Shah seal in English.
Given to the MFA in 1917 by Denman Waldo Ross. Purchased in 1917 from Ananda Coomaraswamy. Purchased in India prior to 1916.
Indian, Pahari, about 1830–40
Style of Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India
Overall: 21.7 x 16cm (8 9/16 x 6 5/16in.) Other (First Image): 19.3 x 12.2 cm (7 5/8 x 4 13/16 in.) Other (Second Image): 16.7 x 13.5 cm (6 9/16 x 5 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ink on paper, perhaps with graphite