Maharana Bhim Singh of Mewar at a palace window

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1810-20
  • Geography

    Udaipur, Rajasthan state, Mewar, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor and gold on cotton
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 147 × 110.8 cm (57 7/8 × 43 5/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Artist

    Workshop of Chokha (active 1779-ca. 1826)
  • Sitter

    Maharana Bhim Singh (Indian (Mewar), reigned 1778-1828)
  • Court

    Mewar Court
  • School/Tradition

    Rajput school
  • Provenance

    Ganeshi Lall & Son, Agra, India [1]
    Private collection, New Orleans [2]
    Vishnu M. Lall, New York City, 1990 [3]
    To 1996
    Terence McInerney, New York to 1996
    From 1996
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Terence McInerney in 1996
    [1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record, this object was in the possession of Ganeshi Lall & Son pre-1967.
    [2] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
    [3] See note 2.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    A Splendid Land: Paintings from Royal Udaipur (November 19, 2022 to May 14, 2023)
    Facing East: Portraits from Asia (July 1 to September 4, 2006)
    Changing Tastes: Indian Paintings of the 18th and 19th Century (December 17, 2000 to July 15, 2001)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Ganeshi Lall & Son
    Vishnu M. Lal
    Terence G. McInerney
  • Origin

    Udaipur, Rajasthan state, Mewar, India
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Terence McInerney
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