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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.298
People
Attributed to Payag, Indian (active mid-17th century)
Title
The Battle of Samugarh
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1658
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India
Period
Mughal period
Culture
Mughal
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/216542
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gray-black ink, opaque watercolor, gold and metallic silver paint over white wash on off-white paper
Dimensions
Sheet: 28.5 x 38.5 cm (11 1/4 x 15 3/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Stuart Cary Welch, Jr.
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.298
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Stuart Cary Welch, Indian Drawings and Painted Sketches , exh. cat., Asia Society Museum (Washington, D.C, 1976), Page 54-55/Figure 21

Milo Cleveland Beach and Stuart Cary Welch, The Grand Mogul: Imperial Painting in India, 1600-1660, exh. cat., Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, MA, 1978), Page 167-168/Figue 65

Samina Quraeshi, Lahore: The City Within, Concept Media Pte Ltd (Singapore, 1988), page 93 - 95

Alexandra Soteriou, Gift of Conquerors: Hand Papermaking in India, Mapin Publishing (Middletown, NJ, 1999), Pg. 56-57

Mary McWilliams, "Welch Gift of Indian, Iranian, and Turkish Art to the Arthur M. Sackler Museum", Apollo, ed. David Ekserdjian, Apollo Magazine Limited (London, England, December 2000), vol. CLII no. 466, pp.12-14, Page 12-14/Figure 5

James Cuno, ed., A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions by the Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, Mass., Spring 2000), pp. 36-37

Stuart Cary Welch and Kim Masteller, From Mind, Heart, and Hand: Persian, Turkish, and Indian Drawings from the Stuart Cary Welch Collection, exh. cat., Yale University Press (New Haven, 2004), pp.110-113; no. 30

Christine Temin, Fogg Shows Persian, Turkish, and Indian Drawings, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, Spring 2005), p. 4

Exhibition History

Indian and Persian Drawings, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/25/1987 - 06/21/1987

Linear Graces ... and Disgraces: Part II, Drawings from the Courts of Persia, Turkey, and India, 15th-19th Centuries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 12/26/1994 - 03/05/1995

Courts and Countryside: Islamic Paintings from the 14th through the 17th Century, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/21/1999 - 08/22/1999

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions of Islamic and Later Indian Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 06/08/2000 - 09/03/2000

From Mind, Heart, and Hand: Persian, Turkish, and Indian Drawings from SCWelch, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 03/19/2005 - 06/02/2005

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art at am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu