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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1974.123
People
Unknown Artist
Title
A Woman Chases a Cat With a Stick
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
18th century
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Rajasthan, Bikaner
Culture
Indian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper; Rajput Style, Bikaner School
Dimensions
20.5 x 14.1 cm (8 1/16 x 5 9/16 in.)
Provenance
[Heeramaneck Galleries, NY, by 1966], sold; to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bienstock, NY, (1966-1974), gift; to The Fogg Museum of Art.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bienstock
Accession Year
1974
Object Number
1974.123
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
In this painting, a woman chases a small, spotted cat with a stick. Her courtly status is distinguished by her fine dress and precious jewelry. Rajput Style, Bikaner School.
Exhibition History

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

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