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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2009.120
Title
Shrinathji in a Shrine Flanked by Worshipers
Classification
Paintings
Date
c. 1850
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Rajasthan, Nathadwara
Culture
Indian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pigment on cloth
Dimensions
18.4 x 13.9 cm (7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)
Provenance
[Popli Brothers], Apollo Bunder Road, Bombay (Mumbai) (December 29, 1953). Purchase by L.C. and P. Wyman, American couple; gift to Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden Street, Duxbury (1960s); purchase by Kathy Burton Jones [Norman Hurst], Hurst Gallery, 53 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge (2004); gift to Harvard Art Museum (2009).
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Katherine Burton Jones
Accession Year
2009
Object Number
2009.120
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
This small, rather primitive painting is an example of the icons that worshipers purchased at the shrine of Sri Nathaji (Krishna) at Nathadwara in Mewar. Here a male and female worshiper flank the image of Sri Nathaji standing in a shrine.
Exhibition History

32Q: 2590 South and Southeast Asia, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/03/2015 - 04/26/2016

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