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Raja Mandhata as a musical mode
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Opaque watercolor on paper
H x W (image): 17.5 × 17.7 cm (6 7/8 × 7 in)
Nurpur, Himachal Pradesh state, India
Previous custodian or owner:
Royal Mandi Collection
Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd.
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim
Catherine Glynn Benkaim
Prior to 1960s
Mandi Royal Collection
From ca. 1980s
Unknown German dealer 
Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York, New York 
From 2003 to 2017
Catherine Glynn Benkaim, Beverly Hills, California, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York, New York in March 2003 
Freer Gallery of Art, partial gift and purchase from Catherine Glynn Benkaim 
 According to conversation with Catherine Glynn Benkaim from June 14, 2016, Ms. Benkaim mentioned that this folio and numerous others from the series were with a German dealer in the 1980s.
 Catherine Glynn Benkaim purchased this painting from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd. in March 2003.
 See note 2.
 See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection
Purchase from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery