Dana Lila: The taking of the Toll

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1660
  • Geography

    Bundi, Rajasthan state, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (painting): 24.1 × 15.9 cm (9 1/2 × 6 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    S2018.1.30
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.30

Object Details

  • School/Tradition

    Bundi school
  • Provenance

    To 1966
    Doris Wiener Gallery, New York [1]
    From 1966 to 2001
    Ralph Benkaim (1914-2001), Beverly Hills, California, purchased from Doris Wiener Gallery, New York in June 1966 [2]
    From 2001 to 2018
    Catherine Glynn Benkaim, Beverly Hills, California, by inheritance from Ralph Benkaim in 2001
    From 2018
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, partial gift and purchase from Catherine Glynn Benkaim
    [1] Ralph Benkaim purchased the painting from Doris Wiener Gallery, New York in June 1966, several years before Indian paintings were classified as antiquities by the Indian government, according to his personal records, as relayed by Catherine Glynn Benkaim.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Doris Wiener Gallery
    Ralph (1914-2001) and Catherine Benkaim
    Catherine Glynn Benkaim
  • Origin

    Bundi, Rajasthan state, India
  • Credit Line

    Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
  • Type

    Painting
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