Damayanti and the Chakravaka Birds from a Nala-Damayanti series

Historical period(s)
1775-1800
Movement
Guler Court
School
Pahari School
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 22.2 x 33.4 cm (8 3/4 x 13 1/8 in)
Geography
India, Punjab Hills, Himachal Pradesh state, Guler
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1923.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
goose, India, lovers, Nala Damayanti
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Masters of Indian Painting. Exh. cat. Zurich. vol. 2: pp. 687-718.
  • Arts of South Asia: Cultures of Collecting. David A. Cofrin Asian art manuscript series Gainesville, FL. p. 139, fig. 5.9.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. The Brush of the Masters: Drawings from Iran and India. Exh. cat. Washington, 1978. cat. 82, pp. 140-141.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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