Vihagra Raga-Putra son of Sri Raga from a Ragamala

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1690
  • Geography

    Nurpur, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab Hills, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor and silver on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (painting): 17.7 × 17.1 cm (6 15/16 × 6 3/4 in)
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Object Details

  • Court

    Nurpur Court
  • School/Tradition

    Pahari School
  • Provenance

    To 1999
    Francesca Galloway, London, to 1999 [1]
    From 1999
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Francesca Galloway in 1999
    [1] The series to which this painting belongs is known to have been outside India from around 1963; see W.G. Archer, Indian Paintings from the Punjab Hills (London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1973), p. 43 (according to Curatorial Note 3, Vidya Dehejia, January 13, 1999, in the object record).
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Body Image (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
    Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas (October 16, 2004 to January 3, 2016)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Francesca Galloway
  • Origin

    Nurpur, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab Hills, India
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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