Five Views of an Elephant Combat

Five Views of an Elephant Combat

Five Views of an Elephant Combat

detail, right side

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Attributed to Shaykh Taju
Five Views of an Elephant Combat, c. 1730
18th century
Creation Place: Kota, Rajasthan, India
Black and red-brown inks over charcoal underdrawing on beige laid paper
51.3 x 56.7 cm (20 3/16 x 22 5/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Stuart Cary Welch, Jr.
, 1999.286
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
Howard Hodgkin and Terence McInerney, Indian Drawing : An Exhibition Chosen by Howard Hodgkin, exh. cat., Arts Council of Great Britain, London (London, England, 1983), Figure 29

Stuart Cary Welch and Kim Masteller, From Mind, Heart, and Hand: Persian, Turkish, and Indian Drawings from the Stuart Cary Welch Collection, exh. cat., Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven, 2004), p 148 - 149/ cat 48

Christine Temin, Fogg Shows Persian, Turkish, and Indian Drawings, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, Spring 2005), p. 5

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 111

Exhibition History
Indian and Persian Drawings, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/25/1987 - 06/21/1987
From Mind, Heart, and Hand: Persian, Turkish and Indian Drawings from SCWelch, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 03/19/2005 - 06/02/2005