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Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 22.9 × 14.3 cm (9 × 5 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Kota, Rajasthan state, India
Date:
ca. 1670-1675
School/Tradition:
Kota school
Inscriptions:
Inscription in nagari script on verso: si jagat singhji
Provenance:
To 1967
Ragni Kant, Jaipur [1]
From 1967 to 2001
Ralph Benkaim (1914-2001), purchased from Ragni Kant, Jaipur in December 1967 [2]
From 2001 to 2018
Catherine Glynn Benkaim, Beverly Hills, California, by inheritance from Ralph Benkaim in 2001
From 2018
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, partial gift and purchase from Catherine Glynn Benkaim
[1] Ralph Benkaim purchased the painting in Jaipur in December, 1967 several years before Indian paintings were classified as antiquities by the Indian government, according to his personal records, as relayed by Catherine Glynn Benkaim.
[2] See note 1.
Collection:
National Museum of Asian Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Ragni Kant
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim
Catherine Glynn Benkaim
Topic:
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South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the National Museum of Asian Art
Accession Number:
S2018.1.36
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye318a5dac8-26e3-4162-afb8-5c560d813e79
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.36