Rana Amar Singh II with his consort in a garden pavilion

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to the Stipple Master (Active 1692 - 1715)
Sitter: Rana Amar Singh II
Historical period(s)
Sisodia dynasty, Reign of Amar Singh II, ca. 1705
Movement
Mewar Court
School
Rajput School
Medium
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image-inside border): 32.1 x 22.5 cm (12 5/8 x 8 7/8 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
F2012.4.4
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
fountain, garden, India, musician, pavilion, peacock, ruler, Sisodia dynasty (861 - 1947), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Catherine Glynn Benkaim

Published References
  • I. Nardi. Mewari Paintings in the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Mughal Influences and Rajput Experimentation at the Court of Maharana Amar Singh II (r. 1698-1710). No. 4, vol. 74/2006, . fn. 46.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach Rawat Nahar Singh II. Rajasthani Painters: Bagta and Chokha, Master Artists at Devgarh. footnote 17.
  • Molly Emma Aitken. The Intelligence of Tradition in Rajput Court Painting. New Haven. fig. 5:11.
  • Joanna Williams. Kingdom of the Sun: Indian court and Village Art from the Princely State of Mewar. San Francisco. no. 12.
  • Andrew Topsfield. Court painting at Udaipur: art under the patronage of the Maharanas of Mewar. Zurich. no. 106.
  • Masters of Indian Painting. Exh. cat. Zurich. p. 518, no. 37.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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