image for 162.1983.2 Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2009.202.150
People
Unknown Artist
Title
European Figure Studies: Napoleon and a Napoleonic Soldier (recto); Man and a Woman (verso)
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/217275
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper; Rajput Style, Kota School
Dimensions
37.5 x 12.6 cm (14 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Stuart Cary Welch (by 1983 - 2008,) by descent; to his estate (2008-2009,) gift; to Harvard Art Museum.

Notes:
Object was part of long-term loan to Museum in 1983.
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
2009.202.150
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
black hat, tall boots, and a long jacket. In one hand he holds a walking stick, while the other is tucked into his waist coat. At the bottom of the page, upside down, is a Napoleonic solider. He wears tall black hat, a red jacket, and white trousers. He has a long saber hanging from his waist and holds out his rifle in the “present arms” position.
The recto features, at the top, a figure of a man that carries a large barrel over his shoulder. The bottom bears an unfinished drawing of a woman in European dress. Rajput Style, Kota School.
Exhibition History

32Q: 2220 18th-19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 03/11/2015

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