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Recto: Woman swinging; Verso: Woman seated with musicians

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Inscription

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 1830–40

Object Place

Style of Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

17.2518

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper, perhaps with graphite

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Asia

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