Meeting at a Calamitous Moment from a Rasikapriya of Keshav Das

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1660
  • Geography

    Udaipur, Rajasthan state, Mewar, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 28.9 x 23.5 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Court

    Mewar Court
  • School/Tradition

    Rajput school
  • Provenance

    Sri Motichand Khajanchi, Bikaner, India, in 1960 [1]
    From 1961 to 1972
    Stuart Cary Welch, Warner, NH, from 1961 [2]
    From 1972 to 1998
    R.E. Lewis, Belvedere, CA, purchased at auction, Stuart Cary Welch Collection, Sotheby's, London, December 12, 1972, lot no. 87 [3]
    From 1998
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from R.E. Lewis in 1998
    [1] According to Curatorial Note 5, Milo C. Beach, November 1998, in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See note 1. Also, Curatorial Note 5, Milo C. Beach, November 1998, in the object record indicates that a private collector in California might have owned the object for a period, having purchased it from R.E. Lewis at some point before R.E. Lewis eventually sold the object to the Freer Gallery of Art.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Untitled Exhibition, Fogg Art Museum (1962)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Sri Moti Chand Khajanchi
    Stuart Cary Welch (1928-2008)
    Ray E. Lewis (1923-2005)
  • Origin

    Udaipur, Rajasthan state, Mewar, India
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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