Akali Sikhs on the March

Historical period(s)
ca. 1850
School
Company School
Medium
Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 23 x 19 cm (9 1/16 x 7 1/2 in)
Geography
Pakistan or North India, Punjab, Lahore
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1991.10
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
horse, India, Sikhism, warrior, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

John Robert Alderman and Mark Zebrowski [1]

To 1991
John Lawrence Fine Arts, London, to 1991

From 1991
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from John Lawrence Fine Arts in 1991

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 3 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

John Lawrence Fine Arts
John Robert Alderman
Mark Zebrowski 1945-1999

Published References
  • Stuart Cary Welch, Asia Society and Museum. Room for Wonder: Indian Painting During the British Period 1760-1880. Exh. cat. New York. pp. 128-9, pl. 57.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 62, p. 192.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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