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Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 17.5 × 17.7 cm (6 7/8 × 7 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Nurpur, Himachal Pradesh state, India
Date:
ca. 1690
Previous custodian or owner:
Royal Mandi Collection
Unknown
Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd.
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim
Catherine Glynn Benkaim
Provenance:
Prior to 1960s
Mandi Royal Collection
From ca. 1980s
Unknown German dealer [1]
To 2003
Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York, New York [2]
From 2003 to 2017
Catherine Glynn Benkaim, Beverly Hills, California, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York, New York in March 2003 [3]
From 2017
Freer Gallery of Art, partial gift and purchase from Catherine Glynn Benkaim [4]
Notes:
[1] 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.
[2] Catherine Glynn Benkaim purchased this painting from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd. in March 2003.
[3] See note 2.
[4] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.
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Credit Line:
Purchase from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F2017.13.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F2017.13.3