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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.130
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Maharaja Man Singh of Marwar (r. 1803-43) with Ladies on a Charkhi
Other Titles
Alternate Title: "Le Roi S'amuse"
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1840
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Rajasthan, Marwar
Culture
Indian
Location
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Opaque watercolor, gold and metallic gray watercolor on paper
Dimensions
53.8 x 37 cm (21 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)
framed: 73.98 x 58.74 x 2.22 cm (29 1/8 x 23 1/8 x 7/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift in gratitude to John Coolidge, Gift of Leslie Cheek, Jr., Anonymous Fund in memory of Henry Berg, Louise Haskell Daly, Alpheus Hyatt, Richard Norton Memorial Funds and through the generosity of Albert H. Gordon and Emily Rauh Pulitzer; formerly in the collection of Stuart Cary Welch, Jr.
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.130
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Milo Cleveland Beach, Mughal and Rajput Painting, Cambridge University Press (U.K.) (Cambridge, 1992), p.218, fig. 170

Elizabeth Finch, ed., Rajasthani Miniatures: The Welch Collection from the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, exh. cat., The Drawing Center (New York, NY, 1997), page 42

Exhibition History

Poignant, Picturesque, and Berserk Northern Indian Paintings and Objects of the Seventeenth through Nineteenth Centuries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/08/1992 - 10/04/1992

The Grace of White: Indian Paintings and Objects, 16th-19th Centuries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/23/1994 - 09/29/1994

Indian Harvest: Part 1, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/30/1995 - 01/21/1996

Rajasthani Miniatures: The Welch Collection at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University, The Drawing Center, New York, 04/16/1997 - 06/07/1997

The Sensuous and the Sublime, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/07/2001 - 12/30/2001

Women in South Asian Art, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/26/2017 - 01/07/2018

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