Krishna and Radha at the Dwarka Shrine

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1680
  • Geography

    Amber, Rajasthan state, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (painting): 28 × 20 cm (11 × 7 7/8 in)
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Object Details

  • School/Tradition

    Amber school
  • Provenance

    To 1981
    Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York, New York [1]
    From 1981 to 2001
    Ralph Benkaim (1914-2001), Beverly Hills, California, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York, New York in May 1981 [2]
    From 2001 to 2008
    Catherine Glynn Benkaim, Beverly Hills, California, by inheritance from Ralph Benkaim after his death in 2001
    From 2018
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, partial gift and purchase from Catherine Glynn Benkaim
    [1] According to information from Catherine Glynn Benkaim.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Vishnu: Hindu's Blue-skinned Saviour (February to October, 2011)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Terence McInerney Fine Arts, Ltd.
    Ralph (1914-2001) and Catherine Benkaim
    Catherine Glynn Benkaim
  • Origin

    Amber, 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
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