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A royal army at camp
Place of Origin: India, Guler, Himachal Pradesh state, perhaps Kangra
Date: approx. 1800-1900
Materials: Opaque watercolors on paper
Dimensions: H. 10 in x W. 13 3/4 in, H. 25.4 cm x W. 34.9 cm
Credit Line: From the Collection of William K. Ehrenfeld, M.D.
Department: South Asian Art
Collection: Painting
Object Number: 2005.64.170
On Display: No

Description

Label: A ruler wearing rose-colored garments is depicted at upper right conferring with courtiers, and in another scene this ruler is riding off on an elephant, followed by his army. Figures at the lower right appear to be breaking camp. The howdah shown here is like a canopied pavilion. Seated behind the ruler is an attendant holding an honorific peacock-feather whisk.

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Exhibition History: "Elephants on Parade", 2/18/2006 - 8/6/2006, Tateuchi Gallery
Label: A ruler wearing rose-colored garments is depicted at upper right conferring with courtiers, and in another scene this ruler is riding off on an elephant, followed by his army. Figures at the lower right appear to be breaking camp. The howdah shown here is like a canopied pavilion. Seated behind the ruler is an attendant holding an honorific peacock-feather whisk.
Exhibition History: "Elephants on Parade", 2/18/2006 - 8/6/2006, Tateuchi Gallery