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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Unknown Artist
Rana Jagat Singh II (r. 1734-51) Receives a Rathor
Work Type
second quarter of the 18th century
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Rajasthan, Mewar
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Physical Descriptions
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
image: 23.2 × 30.1 cm (9 1/8 × 11 7/8 in.)
framed: 38.4 × 48.6 × 2.5 cm (15 1/8 × 19 1/8 × 1 in.)
Stuart Cary Welch (by 1969), sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1995.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift in gratitude to John Coolidge, Gift of Leslie Cheek, Jr., Anonymous Fund in memory of Henry Berg, Louise Haskell Daly, Alpheus Hyatt, Richard Norton Memorial Funds and through the generosity of Albert H. Gordon and Emily Rauh Pulitzer; formerly in the collection of Stuart Cary Welch, Jr.
Accession Year
Object Number
Asian and Mediterranean Art
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Publication History

Sir Roy Strong, The Indian Heritage: Court Life and Arts Under Mughal Rule, exh. cat., Balding + Mansell (London, England, 1982), p. 60, fig. 145

Stuart Cary Welch, "A Matter of Empathy: Comical Indian Pictures", Asian Art & Culture, ed. Karen Sagstetter, Oxford University Press (UK) (New York, NY, Fall/Winter 1994), vol. 7, no. 1, p. 80, fig. 3

Elizabeth Finch, ed., Rajasthani Miniatures: The Welch Collection from the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, exh. cat., The Drawing Center (New York, NY, 1997), p. 20

Andrew Topsfield, Court Painting at Udaipur: Art under the patronage of the Maharanas of Mewar, Museum Rietberg Zürich (Zürich, 2001), p. 187, fig. 163, reproduced in b/w

Exhibition History

Poignant, Picturesque, and Berserk Northern Indian Paintings and Objects of the Seventeenth through Nineteenth Centuries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/08/1992 - 10/04/1992

The Grace of White: Indian Paintings and Objects, 16th-19th Centuries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/23/1994 - 09/29/1994

Indian Harvest: Part 1, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/30/1995 - 01/21/1996

Rajasthani Miniatures: The Welch Collection at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University, The Drawing Center, New York, 04/16/1997 - 06/07/1997

32Q: 2590 South and Southeast Asia, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 03/20/2015

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