Exhibitions/ Art Object

Portrait of Manya Sahib Man Rup Sagarji

Manak , student of Bhagwan
late 18th century
India (Rajasthan, Bundi or Kotah)
Ink and wash on paper
Image (sight): 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (15.9 x 24.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Subhash Kapoor, in memory of his parents, Smt Shashi Kanta and Shree Parshotam Ram Kapoor, 2008
Accession Number:
Not on view
This study from a sketchbook shows Ganesha, an elephant, and, below, Manya Sahib Man Rup Sagarji smoking a hookah, with an attendant holding a flywhisk, while receiving guests.
Inscription: Inscription on recto: "Manya Sahib Man Rub Sagarji" (name of figure portrayed); "Chela Bhagawan" (student of Bhagawan), "Manak" (artist's name).
Possibly Shri Parshotam Ram Kapoor , Jalandhar and New Delhi, India ; Subhash Kapoor , New York (until 2008; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Living Line: Selected Indian Drawings from the Subhash Kapoor Gift," March 25, 2009–September 7, 2009.

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