Rana Amar Singh II with his consort in a garden pavilion

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to the Stipple Master (Active 1692 - 1715)
Sitter: Rana Amar Singh II
Historical period(s)
Sisodia dynasty, Reign of Amar Singh II, ca. 1705
Movement
Mewar Court
School
Rajput School
Medium
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image-inside border): 32.1 x 22.5 cm (12 5/8 x 8 7/8 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
Collection
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim collection
Accession Number
F2012.4.4
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
fountain, garden, India, musician, pavilion, peacock, Ralph and Catherine Benkaim collection, ruler, Sisodia dynasty (861 - 1947), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Catherine Glynn Benkaim

Published References
  • I. Nardi. Mewari Paintings in the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Mughal Influences and Rajput Experimentation at the Court of Maharana Amar Singh II (r. 1698-1710). No. 4, vol. 74/2006, . fn. 46.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach Rawat Nahar Singh II. Rajasthani Painters: Bagta and Chokha, Master Artists at Devgarh. footnote 17.
  • Molly Emma Aitken. The Intelligence of Tradition in Rajput Court Painting. New Haven. fig. 5:11.
  • Joanna Williams. Kingdom of the Sun: Indian court and Village Art from the Princely State of Mewar. San Francisco. no. 12.
  • Andrew Topsfield. Court painting at Udaipur: art under the patronage of the Maharanas of Mewar. Zurich. no. 106.
  • Masters of Indian Painting. Exh. cat. Zurich. p. 518, no. 37.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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