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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.87
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Ravat Jasvant Singh of Devgarh (r. 1737-76) with His Inner Circle of Nobles
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1778
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Rajasthan, Devgarh
Culture
Indian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/311080
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
actual: 45.7 x 57.5 cm (18 x 22 5/8 in.)
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
1995
Object Number
1995.87
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

George Donham Bearce and Stuart Cary Welch, Painting in British India 1757 - 1857 (Brunswick, Maine, 1963), p. 35, fig. 3 reproduced in b/w

Stuart Cary Welch and Milo Cleveland Beach, Gods, Thrones, and Peacocks Northern Indian Painting from Two Traditions, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1965), p. 52, fig. 62

Milo Cleveland Beach, "Painting at Devgarh", Archives of Asian Art (1970-1971), vol. 24, pp. 23 - 35, p. 23; p. 25, fig. 3; p. 26, fig. 8

Elizabeth Finch, ed., Rajasthani Miniatures: The Welch Collection from the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, exh. cat., The Drawing Center (New York, NY, 1997), p. 31, p. 44

Milo Cleveland Beach and Rawat Nahar Singh, II, Rajasthani Painters - Bagta and Chokha: Master Artists at Devgarh, Artibus Asiae (Zurich, 2005), p. 28, fig. 25

Milo Cleveland Beach, Eberhard Fischer, and B.N. Goswamy, ed., Masters of Indian Painting, exh. cat., Artibus Asiae Publishers (Zürich, 2011), p. 736, no. 11; p. 748, fig. 16

Exhibition History

Hot as Curry - Subtle as Moonlight: Masterpieces of Rajput Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/02/1991 - 12/20/1991

From Infancy to Old Age, A Gallery of Indians, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/27/1993 - 04/25/1993

Infancy to Old Age: A Gallery of Indians, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/27/1993 - 04/25/1993

Indian Harvest: Part 2, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/17/1996 - 04/28/1996

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

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions of Islamic and Later Indian Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 06/08/2000 - 09/03/2000

The Portrait, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/15/2004 - 01/09/2005

Masters of Indian Painting, Museum Rietberg Zürich, Zurich, 04/30/2011 - 08/21/2011; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 09/26/2011 - 01/08/2012

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art at am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu