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Abd al-Rahim  Search this
Syama Sundara  Search this
Ghulam 'Ali  Search this
Syama Sundara  Search this
Kala Pahara  Search this
Kamal  Search this
Mohan  Search this
Mushfiq  Search this
Nadim  Search this
Nadir  Search this
Qasim  Search this
Sadi (active 16th century)  Search this
Shyam Sundar  Search this
Yusuf 'Ali  Search this
Zayn al'-'Abidin  Search this
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, in modern bindings
H x W: 27.5 x 15.2 cm (10 13/16 x 6 in)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Akbar
Mughal Court
Mughal School
To 1907
Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna (1839-1914), London, to 1907 [1]
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna in 1907 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
[1] Purchased with the Hanna Collection in 1907. See Original Catalogue of the Hanna Sale: Manuscripts I, S.I. 1583, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also "Miscellaneous" volume of Freer House Catalogue, pgs. 167-183.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Body Image (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
East of Eden: Gardens in Asian Art (February 24 to May 13, 2007)
Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas (October 16, 2004 to January 3, 2016)
Colonel Hanna's Pictures (August 21, 1999 to February 6, 2000)
Masterworks of Indian Painting (December 13, 1997 to June 13, 1998)
The Natural World in Indian Painting (September 4, 1996 to May 17, 1997)
South and South East Asian Art (May 9, 1993 to February 7, 2000)
The Arts of South Asia (May 13, 1985 to December 2, 1985)
Previous custodian or owner:
Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna (1839-1914) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Ramayana  Search this
sacrifice  Search this
Shiva  Search this
Krishna  Search this
Hanuman  Search this
demon  Search this
death  Search this
monkey  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
ascetic  Search this
Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605)  Search this
sage  Search this
Rama  Search this
Sita  Search this
India  Search this
Lakshmana  Search this
Ravana  Search this
Brahma  Search this
Indra  Search this
Kubera  Search this
chariot  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
giant  Search this
herb  Search this
illustrated  Search this
hermitage  Search this
Kusha  Search this
Lava  Search this
Dasharatha  Search this
Kumbhakarna  Search this
Madhavi  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
Restrictions & Rights:
On View:
Freer Gallery 01: Body Image: Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery