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Recto: Krishna with the Gopas. Verso: The Infants Krishna and Balram in their Bath

Inscription

Obverse: in Devnagari, words on various elements of the painting ( to be read ). Reverse: in English, Bahadur Shah seal; in Devnagari, words on various elements of the painting ( 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, late 18th century

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 17.4 x 27 cm (6 7/8 x 10 5/8 in.) Image: 15.3 x 20.3 cm (6 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2474

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper, perhaps with graphite

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings