Prince Bakhtavar Singh of Jhilai in his youth

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1800
  • Geography

    Jhilai, Rajasthan state, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 20.3 × 29.3 cm (8 × 11 9/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • School/Tradition

    Jhilai school
  • Inscriptions

    Verso: kanvarji sri bakhvatav sighji jhalaye ka javan pana ki tasbir che; [no.] 54 (in red nagari); [no.] 22
    Kanwarji Shri Bhaktavar Singh Ji Jhula Theka, Javan Pana KI Tasveer Che
    Kanwarji Shri Bhaktavar Singh Ji Jhula Theka, Javan Pana KI Tasveer Che
  • Provenance

    To 2004
    Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York, New York [1]
    From 2004 to 2018
    Catherine Glynn Benkaim, Beverly Hills, California, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York, New York in November 2004 [2]
    From 2018
    Freer Gallery of Art, partial gift and purchase from Catherine Glynn Benkaim [3]
    [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
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Terence McInerney Fine Arts, Ltd.
    Catherine Glynn Benkaim
  • Origin

    Jhilai, 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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