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A Holi festival

Type
Painting
Historical period(s)
19th century
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimension(s)
H x W: 28.9 x 19.2 cm (11 3/8 x 7 9/16 in)
Geography
India, Avadh (Oudh), Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1907.255

To 1907
Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna (1839-1914), London, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna in 1907 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original List of Persian and Indian Drawings, S.I. 1561, Miscellaneous section of Inventory, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This image is No. 101 in the Hanna Catalogue.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Former owner
Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna (C.L. Freer source) (1839 - 1914)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Keyword(s)
cymbal, drum, festival, India
Collection(s) Area
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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