Thakur Ajit Singh worships the Goddess

Historical period(s)
dated 1817
School
Jodphur school
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (painting): 26 × 18.4 cm (10 1/4 × 7 1/4 in) H x W (overall): 30.6 × 23.5 cm (12 1/16 × 9 1/4 in)
Geography
India, Rajasthan state, Marwar or Jodhpur
Credit Line
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2018.1.53
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
Durga, India, Ralph and Catherine Benkaim collection, temple, worship
Provenance

From 1960 to ?
Millard Owen Sheets (1907-1989), acquired in 1960 [1]

To 2002
Robert E. Moore [2]

From 2002 to 2018
Catherine Glynn Benkaim, Beverly Hills, California, purchased from Robert E. Moore in January 2002 [3]

From 2018
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, partial gift and purchase from Catherine Glynn Benkaim

Notes:

[1] According to information from Catherine Glynn Benkaim.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Robert E. Moore
Catherine Glynn Benkaim
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim
Millard Sheets American, 1907-1989

Inscription(s)

Verso: Ghera Khulayo 1864 Bhadrapad Sud 14 Jada Sare (in devanagari)
This was opened in V.S 1864 Bhadrapad (August-Sept) in the crescent lunar phase (Shukla Paksha) 14

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
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