- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Black ink and watercolor over traces of charcoal on off-white laid paper; Rajput Style, Kota School
- 18 x 32 cm (7 1/16 x 12 5/8 in.)
- Stuart Cary Welch (by 1983 - 2008,) by descent; to his estate (2008-2009,) gift; to Harvard Art Museum.
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
- Object Number
- Asian and Mediterranean Art
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- The drawing seems to depict a continuous narrative that features a trained cheetah pursuing a herd of gazelle. On the left the feline is shown sitting and then leaping off a carriage, followed by chasing and killing a gazelle. The top left corner shows two male figures that appear to be in conversation. Rajput style, Kota school.
- Publication History
Stuart Cary Welch, Indian Drawings and Painted Sketches , exh. cat., Asia Society Museum (Washington, D.C, 1976), Page 106/Figure 58
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.178-179, no. 62
- Exhibition History
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
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
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