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Studies of grotesque heads

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At A Glance

  • Period

    painted at various times perhaps ca. 1740 through 20th century
  • Geography

    Kishangarh, Rajasthan state, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 22.5 × 31 cm (8 7/8 × 12 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    S2018.1.80
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.80

Object Details

  • School/Tradition

    Kishangarh school
  • Inscriptions

    Verso: Usman Khan 1973
  • Provenance

    To 2008
    Stuart Cary Welch (1928-2008)
    2011
    Sale, London, Sotheby’s, “The Stuart Cary Welch Collection,” May 31, 2011, lot no. 147A: “Two Studies, North India, 20th Century”
    From 2011 to 2018
    Catherin Glynn Benkaim, purchased at auction, Sotheby’s, London, “The Stuart Cary Welch Collection,” May 31, 2011, lot no. 147A: “Two Studies, North India, 20th Century” [1]
    From 2018
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, partial gift and purchase from Catherine Glynn Benkaim
    Notes:
    [1] According to information from Catherin Glynn Benkaim.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Catherine Glynn Benkaim
    Stuart Cary Welch (1928-2008)
  • Origin

    Kishangarh, 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

    Drawing
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