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Utka Nayika (The Heroine Who Waits Anxiously for Her Absent Lover)

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Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devanagari: "Utkalakshanam" = "the characteristics of Utka [Nayika]"

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, second half of the 19th century

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 22.8 x 17 cm (9 x 6 11/16 in.) Image: 16 x 10.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2484

Medium or Technique

Ink and white priming on paper

Collections

Asia

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