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Artist:
The Son of Ruknuddin  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 11.5 × 8.3 cm (4 1/2 × 3 1/4 in)
H x W (overall): 21.5 × 16 cm (8 7/16 × 6 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Bikaner, Rajasthan state, India
Date:
dated 1687
Previous custodian or owner:
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim
Catherine Glynn Benkaim
Sri Moti Chand Khajanchi (India, Bikaner)
Provenance:
To 1967
Sri Moti Chand Khajanchi, Bikaner [1]
From 1967 to 2001
Ralph Benkaim (1914-2001),
purchased from Sri Moti Chand Khajanchi, Bikaner in December [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
Notes:
[1] Ralph Benkaim purchased the painting from Sri Moti Chand Khajanchi, Bikaner 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.
Topic:
portrait  Search this
man  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
turban  Search this
window  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 Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.44
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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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/ye36bb4cf05-6bf8-4aa8-b4b7-0db5687b4ab2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.44