Selections from the Mahabharata

Historical period(s)
18th-19th century
School
Rajput School
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9.7 x 15.7 cm (3 13/16 x 6 3/16 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.627
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript

Keywords
horse, India, Krishna, Mahabharata
Provenance

To 1907
Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna (1839-1914), London, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna in 1907 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Reserve List of Persian Manuscripts and Miniatures, H.B.H. 8, pg. 2, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Catalogue of the Hanna Sale, no. 8.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna (C.L. Freer source) 1839 - 1914
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum