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A summer month, possibly Vaisakh, folio from a Barahmasa series

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1750
  • Geography

    Bundi or possibly Kota, Rajasthan state, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 28 × 17.8 cm (11 × 7 in)
  • Accession Number

    S2018.1.33
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.33

Object Details

  • School/Tradition

    Bundi or Kota school
  • Provenance

    To 1967
    Nowlakah, Calcutta [1]
    From 1967 to 2001
    Ralph Benkaim (1914-2001), purchased from Nowlakah, Calcutta in December 1967 [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 Nowlakah, a dealer based in Calcutta, in December 1967, 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

    Nowlakah
    Ralph and Catherine Benkaim
    Catherine Glynn Benkaim
  • Origin

    Bundi or possibly Kota, Rajasthan state, India
  • Credit Line

    Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the National Museum of Asian Art
  • Type

    Painting
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