Rana Amar Singh II in Udaipur during a monsoon downpour

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Maker(s)
Sitter: Rana Amar Singh II
Historical period(s)
Sisodia dynasty, Reign of Amar Singh II, ca. 1700
Movement
Mewar Court
School
Rajput School
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on cloth
Dimensions
H x W (Approximate framed: ): 109.2 x 175.2 cm (43 x 69 in)
Geography
India, Mewar, Rajasthan, Udaipur
Credit Line
Purchase and partial gift made in 2012 from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F2012.4.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
city, courtier, elephant, horse, India, palace, rain, ruler, Sisodia dynasty (861 - 1947), soldier, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Ralph and Catherine Benkaim

Published References
  • Vishakha Nirubhai Desai, B.N. Goswamy, Ainslie Thomas Embree. Life at Court: Art for India's Rulers, 16th-19th Centuries. Exh. cat. Boston, November 20, 1985 - May 11, 1986. p. 57, no. 47.
  • G. H. R. Tilloston. Stones in the Sand: The Architecture of Rajasthan. Mumbai. p. 40.
  • Andrew Topsfield. Ketelaar’s Embassy and the Farangi Theme in the Art of Udaipur. vol. XXX no. 5. fig. 29.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum