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Gunakali Ragini, from a ragamala (garland of melodies)

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Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Previous custodian or owner
Vijaivargiya
Ray E. Lewis (1923 - 2005)
Provenance
To 1972
Vijaivargiya, Jaipur, India, to 1972 [1]
From 1972 to 1990
R. E. Lewis, Belvedere, CA, acquired from Vijaivargiya, in 1972 [2]
From 1990
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from R.E. Lewis in 1990
Notes:
[1] According to Curatorial Note 3 in the object record.
[2] See note 1.
Date
ca. 1680
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Medium
Carbon black and pigments on paper
Dimensions
H x W (drawing): 18.3 × 11.2 cm (7 3/16 × 4 7/16 in)
Type
Manuscript
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Accession Number
F1990.11
Topic
music
woman
ragamala
India
South Asian and Himalayan Art
WWII-era provenance
Origin
Bundi, Rajasthan, India
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum