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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2009.202.180
People
Unknown Artist
Title
A Tiger (recto); An Elephant Combat Over a Wall (verso)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
late 18th century
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Rajasthan, Kota
Culture
Indian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/217832
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper; Rajput Style, Kota School
Dimensions
18.9 x 27.8 cm (7 7/16 x 10 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Stuart Cary Welch (by 1976 - 2008,) by descent; to his estate (2008-2009,) gift; to Harvard Art Museum.

Notes:
Object was part of temporary loan to Museum in 1976.
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
2009.202.180
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The recto of this page features a colored drawing of a large tiger with its mouth open wide, exposing its tongue and fangs. Its front right paw is bent upward. On the top right are two sketches of tiger faces with the mouth open. The verso of this page bears a drawing of two elephants fighting over a wall. The one on the right is at a higher level than the one on the left. Rajput style, Kota school.

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