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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2009.202.82
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Reclining Woman
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Rajasthan, Kota
Culture
Indian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/217649
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper; Rajput Style, Kota School
Dimensions
15 x 10 cm (5 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Stuart Cary Welch (by 1969 - 2008,) by descent; to his estate (2008-2009,) gift; to Harvard Art Museum.

Notes:
Object was part of temporary loan to Museum in 1969.
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
2009.202.82
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
At the center of the page is a figure of a young woman. She looks upward and has her arms bent over her head and hands clasped together. She leans back with her right knee bent and her left leg extended. She wears a long skirt, armlets, bracelets, anklets, earrings, necklaces, and a scarf that covers just the back of her head. Her dark curly hair cascades down her back. Scribbled brush strokes – by which the artist tested colors, adjusted paint load, and pointed the bristles of the brush – occupy the upper left and lower right edges of the paper. At the bottom of the page in red are two sketches of female figures. Rajput Style, Kota School.

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