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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2009.202.201
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Scene from the "Ramayana"
Other Titles
Former Title: Palm Leaf with Drawings on Both Sides
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
early 19th century
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Orissa, Puri
Culture
Indian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/217476
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink and opaque watercolor on palm leaf
Dimensions
5 x 40.5 cm (1 15/16 x 15 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Stuart Cary Welch (by 1973 - 2008,) by descent; to his estate (2008-2009,) gift; to Harvard Art Museum.

Notes:
Object was part of temporary loan to Museum in 1973.
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
2009.202.201
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 30-31/Figure 4

Exhibition History

India: From Tribe to Court, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 07/23/1981 - 07/23/1981

Precisely to the Point, Daggers and Drawings from Persia and India: 15th-19th century, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/30/1992 - 07/26/1992

The Art of Storytelling: Five Tales from Asia, Then and Now, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, 09/08/2015 - 12/13/2015

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