Vishnu Appears to King Muchukunda in a Cave in the Himalayas

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1765
  • Geography

    Basohli or Guler, Punjab Hills, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 30.4 x 40.5 cm (11 15/16 x 15 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1999.13
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1999.13

Object Details

  • School/Tradition

    Pahari School
  • Provenance

    From at least 1967
    W.C. Archer, London, from at least 1967 [1]
    To 1999
    Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York City, to 1999
    From 1999
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd. in 1999
    Notes:
    [1] The object was in the W.G. Archer Collection when published in Mildred Archer's Indian Miniatures and Folk Paintings (London: Arts Council, 1967), no. 25; therefore, it fulfills all provenance requirements (according to Curatorial Note 3, Milo C. Beach, October 1998, in the object record).
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas (October 16, 2004 to January 3, 2016)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Terence McInerney Fine Arts, Ltd.
  • Origin

    Basohli or Guler, Punjab Hills, India
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Painting
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