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Shri Raga from the Chawand Ragamala

Image for Shri Raga from the Chawand Ragamala
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Previous custodian or owner
Doris Wiener Gallery
Carter Burden
Sotheby's (New York)
Provenance
To 1971
Doris Wiener Gallery, New York [1]
From 1971 to 1991
Carter Burden, New York purchased from Doris Wiener Gallery, New York in 1971 [2]
1991
Sale, New York, Sotheby’s, The Carter Burden Collection of Indian Paintings, March 27, 1991, lot no. 6: “A Page from the “Chawand” Ragamala. Sri Raga: a Lord Seated on a Throne Listening to Musicians” [3]
From 1991
Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC purchased at auction, “The Carter Burden Collection of Indian Paintings,” Sotheby’s, New York, March 27, 1991, lot no. 6, “A Page from the “Chawand” Ragamala. Sri Raga: a Lord Seated on a Throne Listening to Musicians” through Andrew Kahane, Ltd., Oriental Art [4]
Notes:
[1] See invoice from Doris Wiener Gallery, Inc., dated November 24, 1971 to Carter Burden, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
[2] See note 1.
[3] See Sotheby’s, New York auction catalogue, The Carter Burden Collection of Indian Paintings, from the sale of March 27, 1991.
[4] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office. See also correspondences with Andrew Kahane, Ltd., Oriental Art in the object file, Collections Management Office.
Artist
Nasiruddin
Date
Dated 1605
Period
Sisodia dynasty
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Medium
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 20.2 x 18.7 cm (7 15/16 x 7 3/8 in)
Type
Painting
Album
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Freer Gallery 01: Body Image: Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
Accession Number
F1991.1
Topic
flower
music
vina
Sisodia dynasty (861 - 1947)
ragamala
India
South Asian and Himalayan Art
WWII-era provenance
Origin
Chawand, Rajasthan, Mewar, India
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum