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A Raja in Armor in Procession Before His Palace

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1850
  • Geography

    Punjab, India
  • Material

    Ink, graphite, and color on laid paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 60.3 x 48.5 cm (23 3/4 x 19 1/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Drawing of warrior on horseback, with 5 attendants and a dog, arriving at a palace. The palace inhabitants are shown on three levels. The drawing is incomplete and some of the graphie under drawing has not been drawn over with ink. The rider and his horse are the most complete figures and have pink watercolor on the clothing, sword and horse's side and legs. There is yellow gray watercolor shading on the rider and the attendants.
  • Inscriptions

    On the verso: X [in pencil] Done by a Punjabi Native Artist about 1854 or so [in ink; steel nib pen]
    ------------------#25 [in pencil]
    E WM.-- 1
    1848 [in pencil]
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Origin

    Punjab, India
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mr. Murray Lebwohl in honor of Martha Smith
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