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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2009.202.140
People
Attributed to The Kota Master, Indian
Title
Drawing of a Sloth Bear (fragment)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
early 18th century
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Rajasthan, Kota
Culture
Indian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/217561
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink on paper; Rajput Style, Kota School
Dimensions
22 x 30.2 cm (8 11/16 x 11 7/8 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
2009.202.140
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The fragment depicts a large, grinning sloth bear in profile, approaching from the right. Its head is lowered and its front right paw is lifted up. Rajput Style, Kota School.

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