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An Encounter at a Well


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An Encounter at a Well, c. 1745
Painting
Indian
,
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
,
Bibliography
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, 10/23/1981 - 10/23/1981
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