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The Holy Family
The Holy Family
ca. 1775–1800
Not on display
Transparent And Opaque Watercolor And Gold On Paper Mounted To A Heavier Sheet
Image: 180 x 125 mm (7 1/16 x 4 15/16 in.); Sheet: 207 x 152 mm (8 1/8 x 6 in.)
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Provenance: William Theo Brown and Paul Wonner Collection;

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Gift of Paul Wonner

Exhibition History:

AFGA, CPLH: Recent Acquisitions of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts: Part I, 1500-1940, 12 Jan - 17 March, 1985.

Newport Harbor Art Museum (also Arizona State University, Tempe, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Galleries, University of California, Santa Barbara, de Saisset Art Gallery and Museum, University of Santa Clara, AFGA): The Flute and the Brush: Indian Paintings from the William Theo Brown and Paul Wonner Collection.. 1976-1977, exh. cat. by Pratapaditaya Pal, cat. no. 16, repr. Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, "Ganesha, The Elephant-Headed God, 16 Nov 1986 - 1 March 1987.

family group on the mountaintop wrapped in full skin of a leopard: Shiva (blue skin, pointed leopard hat), holding Ganesha (elephant head) , Parvati (blue and gold sari, pointed leopard hat), Kartikkeya (three headed child god of war) between the head and tail of the leopard, Durga (white bull) by their side, oval image in gold surrounded by painted frame

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Shawl fragment
Shawl fragment (18th century / very early 19th century)
Mohammed Shah
Mohammed Shah (ca. 1730–1740)
Crutch for a fakir
Crutch for a fakir (18th century)