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: Maharana Ari Singh Attending Celebrations in His Palace at Night

Maharana Ari Singh Attending Celebrations in His Palace at Night

Type
Album folio with painting
Maker(s)
Artist: Bhima Ram, Kesu Ram
Historical period(s)
Reign of Maharana Ari Singh, 1764
Movement
Mewar Court
School
Rajput School
Medium
Opaque watercolor with gold and silver on paper
Dimension(s)
H x W (overall): 67 x 51 cm (26 3/8 x 20 1/16 in)
Geography
India, Mewar, Rajasthan, Udaipur
Credit Line
Purchase -- Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2000.17

From 1960s
British Rail Pension Fund, England, from the 1960s [1]

To 2000
Spink & Son Ltd., London, to 2000

From 2000
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Spink & Son Ltd. in 2000

Notes:

[1] The object was brought from India to England in the 1960s, when it entered the collection of the British Rail Pension Fund (according to Curatorial Note 3, Debra Diamond, September 28, 2000, in the object record).

Former owner
Spink & Son Ltd.
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Keyword(s)
celebration, dance, drum, festival, fiddle, fireworks, hookah, India, maharana, marriage, moon, music, night, palace, smoking
Collection(s) Area
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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