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Page from a Sketchbook Showing Rulers on Horseback, Boars, and a Palace Scene

Artist:
Attributed to Pandit Seu (Indian)
Artist:
or attributed to Manaku (active ca. 1725–60)
Date:
late 18th century
Culture:
India (Pahari Hills, Guler)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
Image (sight): 6 1/4 x 5 5/8 in. (15.9 x 14.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Subhash Kapoor, in memory of his parents, Smt Shashi Kanta and Shree Parshotam Ram Kapoor, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.359.9
Not on view
The high quality of the drawings on this page suggests it was the product of one of the Seu family masters. The rendering of the various subjects, especially the horse and boars in motion, has a spontaneity and freshness of line rarely seen in finished paintings from this school.
Inscription: Stamp on verso, "Kapoor Curios". (From 2003 catalogue)
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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