Rana Amar Singh II in Udaipur during a monsoon downpour

Maker(s)
Sitter: Rana Amar Singh II
Historical period(s)
Sisodia dynasty, Reign of Amar Singh II, ca. 1700
Movement
Mewar Court
School
Rajput School
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on cloth
Dimensions
H x W (Approximate framed: ): 109.2 x 175.2 cm (43 x 69 in)
Geography
India, Mewar, Rajasthan state, Udaipur
Credit Line
Purchase and partial gift made in 2012 from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2012.4.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
city, courtier, elephant, horse, India, palace, rain, Ralph and Catherine Benkaim collection, ruler, Sisodia dynasty (861 - 1947), soldier, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Andrew Topsfield. Ketelaar’s Embassy and the Farangi Theme in the Art of Udaipur. vol. XXX no. 5. fig. 29.
  • G. H. R. Tilloston. Stones in the Sand: The Architecture of Rajasthan. Mumbai. p. 40.
  • Vishakha Nirubhai Desai, B.N. Goswamy, Ainslie Thomas Embree. Life at Court: Art for India's Rulers, 16th-19th Centuries. Exh. cat. Boston, November 20, 1985 - May 11, 1986. p. 57, no. 47.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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