An Encounter at a Well

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An Encounter at a Well, c. 1745
18th century
Creation Place: Kishangarh, Rajasthan, India
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
actual: 29.1 x 17.2 cm (11 7/16 x 6 3/4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of John Kenneth Galbraith
, 1972.350
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
Stuart Cary Welch and Milo Cleveland Beach, Gods, Thrones, and Peacocks Northern Indian Painting from Two Traditions, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1965), page 31/figure 33

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), page 91/figure 98

Khoo Joo Ee, Kendi: Pouring Vessels in the University of Malaya Collection, Oxford University Press (NY) (New York, NY, 1991), fig. 2, pg. 2, b/w

James Cuno, Harvard's Art Museums: 100 Years of Collecting, Harvard University Art Museums/Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (Cambridge, MA, 1996), page 150-151

[Reproduction only], Exposé (Essays from the Harvard Expository Writing Program), President and Fellows of Harvard College (Cambridge, MA, 1999 - 2000), cover, color

Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2001-2002, (Cambridge, MA, 2003), p. 35

Exhibition History
India: From Tribe to Court, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/26/1981 - 10/26/1981
Ambassador's Choice: The Galbraith Collection of Indian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/15/1986 - 04/06/1986
Gods, Thrones, and Peacocks - Revisited: Northern Indian Miniatures from two Traditions, Fifteenth to Nineteenth Centuries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/31/1990 - 06/10/1990
Hot as Curry - Subtle as Moonlight: Masterpieces of Rajput Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/02/1991 - 12/20/1991
From India's Hills and Plains: Rajput Painting from the Punjab and Rajasthan, 17th through 19th Centuries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/1993 - 10/31/1993
Rasika, the Discerning Connoisseur: Indian Paintings from the John Kenneth Galbraith Collection, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/1998 - 04/05/1998
The Sensuous and the Sublime, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/07/2001 - 12/30/2001