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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2009.202.190
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Copulating Elephants
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
early 19th century
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Rajasthan, Kota
Culture
Indian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/217580
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper; Rajput Style
Dimensions
15.5 x 12 cm (6 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Provenance
Stuart Cary Welch (by 1976 - 2008,) by descent; to his estate (2008-2009,) gift; to Harvard Art Museum.

Notes:
Object was part of temporary loan to Museum in 1976.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Stuart Cary Welch Collection, Gift of Edith I. Welch in memory of Stuart Cary Welch
Accession Year
2009
Object Number
2009.202.190
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The page predominately features a sketch of copulating elephants on the left side of the page. Above the elephants are lightly sketched figures of wrestlers. Rajput style.

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