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, Udaipur
Credit Line
Purchase and partial gift made in 2012 from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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, ruler, Sisodia dynasty (861 - 1947), soldier, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Ralph and Catherine Benkaim

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
Rights Statement

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