Pichhavai of Varsha (Monsoon Season)

Historical period(s)
1700-1800
School
Deccani School
Medium
Gold, silver and pigments on dark blue cotton
Dimensions
H x W: 127 x 96.5 cm (50 x 38 in)
Geography
India, Andhra Pradesh state
Credit Line
Gift of Charles and Catherine Page
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1989.20
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile, Painting
Type

Pichwai

Keywords
cow, fly whisk, Hinduism, India, painted, peacock, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1964
Alice Boney, Tokyo, to 1964 [1]

From 1964 to 1989
Charles and Catherine Page, Kentfield, CA, purchased from Alice Boney in Tokyo in 1964 [2]

From 1989
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Charles and Catherine Page in 1989

Notes:

[1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles and Catherine Page
Alice Boney 1901-1988

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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