The sweet-sharp heroine, folio from a Rasikapriya

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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 (Sheet): 29 × 23.5 cm (11 7/16 × 9 1/4 in)
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Object Details

  • Court

    Mewar Court
  • School/Tradition

    Rajput school
  • Provenance

    Maharaja of Bikaner, Sangram Singh
    From 1970 to 1984
    Toby Falk (1942-1997), London, purchased in 1970
    From 1984 to 2011
    Catherine Glynn Benkaim, Los Angeles, purchased from Toby Falk in 1984 [1]
    From 2011
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Cathy Glynn Benkaim
    [1] According to information from Catherine Glynn Benkaim.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    A Splendid Land: Paintings from Royal Udaipur (November 19, 2022 to May 14, 2023)
    East of Eden: Gardens in Asian Art (February 24 to May 13, 2007)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Maharaja of Bikaner Singram Singh
    Toby Falk (1942-1997)
    Catherine Glynn Benkaim
  • Origin

    Udaipur, Rajasthan state, Mewar, India
  • Credit Line

    Purchase from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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