Vibhasa Ragini

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1680
  • Geography

    Bundi, Rajasthan state, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (painting): 20.6 × 11.7 cm (8 1/8 × 4 5/8 in)
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Object Details

  • School/Tradition

    Bundi school
  • Provenance

    To 1964
    Private collection, Los Angeles [1]
    To at least 1966
    James K. Ivory, New York
    From 1966 to 2001
    Ralph Benkaim (1914-2001), purchased Ralph Benkaim in September 1966 purchased from James K. Ivory, New York [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] The painting was exhibited as belonging to a private California collection in Indian Miniature Paintings from West Coast Private Collections, no. 40; De Young Museum, San Francisco, May 29-July19, 1964.
    [2] According to information from Catherine Glynn Benkaim.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Art of the Indian Subcontinent from Los Angeles Collections (March 4 to March 31, 1968)
    Indian Miniature Paintings from West Coast Private Collections (May 29 to July 19, 1964)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Private Collection
    James K. Ivory (born 1928)
    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

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