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Acrobats Performing on a Tightrope for a Women’s Dancing Party, a page from the Lady Coote Album
Acrobats Performing on a Tightrope for a Women’s Dancing Party, a page from the Lady Coote Album
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Date:
ca. 1780
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Ink, Watercolor, And Gold On Paper Mounted On An Album Page
Dimensions:
Album page: 444 x 607 mm (17 1/2 x 23 7/8 in.); Sheet: 255 x 376 mm (10 1/16 x 14 13/16 in.)
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Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
1983.2.12
Acquisition Date:
1983-01-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. William K. Ehrenfeld

Exhibition History:

CPLH, Recent Acquisitions of tjhe AFGA, 1982-1983, Part I, 1500-1940, 12 Jan - 17 March 1985.
CPLH, 20 years of collecting: Director's Choice, 7 March - 14 June 1987.
CPLH, Treasures, 11 Nov 1995 - 3 March 1996, cat. # 226.
Mills College, Oakland, Ca., The Image of Women in Indian Art, 16 Sept - 15 Nov 1985.
LACMA, Los Angeles, CA, Captured Hearts: The Lure of Courtly Lucknow, Dec 5, 2010 - March 6, 2011; Musee National des Arts Asiatiques-Guimet, April 3 - July 18, 2011.

two tightrope walkers performing on a rope strung between two buildings of a palace, women observing from the balconies and the ground, musicians in the central garden, distant garden views
Ink, transparent and opaque watercolor, and gold on paper mounted on an album page with elaborately ornamented borders in ink, transparent and opaque watercolor, and gold