Gambhir Singh the Maharaja of Rajpipla

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1860
  • Geography

    Rajpipla, Gujarat state, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper board
  • Dimension

    H x W: 66.3 x 48 cm (26 1/8 x 18 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1994
    Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York City, to 1994 [1]
    From 1994
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd. in 1994
    [1] The object was included in the official exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1985, the central event of the Festival of India. The exhibition was organized and co-sponsored by the Government of India (according to Provenance Remark 1, Milo C. Beach, May 25, 1994, in the object record).
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Changing Tastes: Indian Paintings of the 18th and 19th Century (December 17, 2000 to July 15, 2001)
    India: Art and Culture, 1330-1900 (September 14, 1985 to January 5, 1986)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Terence McInerney Fine Arts, Ltd.
  • Origin

    Rajpipla, Gujarat state, India
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
  • Type

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