Arrival of the groom at the palace, folio from a Ramayana

Historical period(s)
ca. 1640-1650
School
Mandi School
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 31.7 × 48 cm (12 1/2 × 18 7/8 in)
Geography
India, Himachal Pradesh state, Mandi
Credit Line
Purchase from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim collection
Accession Number
F2017.13.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Watercolor

Keywords
elephant, horse, India, marriage, palace, Ralph and Catherine Benkaim collection, Ramayana
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Catherine Glynn Benkaim
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim
Mr. Mehra Dehli, India, active 1960's

Published References
  • Catherine Glynn Benkaim. Early Painting in Mandi. series 1, Vol. XLV Zurich. figs. 14, 15.
  • Masters of Indian Painting. Exh. cat. Zurich. pp. 408, 416, figs. 6, 7.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum