string(22) "edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.66" Portrait of a young Sikh man leaning over a balustrade - National Museum of Asian Art

Portrait of a young Sikh man leaning over a balustrade

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1800
  • Geography

    Lahore, Punjab province, Pakistan
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 26.6 × 20.9 cm (10 1/2 × 8 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    S2018.1.66
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.66

Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1988
    Hans Peter Kraus (d. 1988), Vienna, Austria, New York, New York, and Ridgefield, Connecticut [1]
    ?
    Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York, New York
    From ? to 2002
    Sam Fogg, Rare Books and Manuscripts, London [2]
    From 2002 to 2018
    Catherine Glynn Benkaim, Beverly Hills, California, purchased from Sam Fogg, Rare Books and Manuscripts, London in July 2002 [3]
    From 2018
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, partial gift and purchase from Catherine Glynn Benkaim [4]
    Notes:
    [1] Hans Peter Kraus operated a Rare Books shop (H.P. Kraus) in New York City until his death in 1988. It is unknown when Hans Peter Kraus or H.P. Kraus had acquired this painting.
    [2] According to information from Catherine Glynn Benkaim.
    [3] See note 2.
    [4] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Hans Peter Kraus (died 1988)
    Terence McInerney Fine Arts, Ltd.
    Sam Fogg, Ltd. (established 1986)
    Catherine Glynn Benkaim
  • Origin

    Lahore, Punjab province, Pakistan
  • 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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