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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Indian
Title:Folio from a Dispersed Satsai of Biharilal: The Unveiling of Beauty
Date Made:ca. 1775
Type:Painting
Materials:color and gold on paper
Place Made:Central India; Datia; Bundelkhand Court
Measurements:sheet: 8 1/2 in x 9 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 23.495 cm; image: 8 1/2 in x 9 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 23.495 cm
Narrative Inscription:  unsigned, undated
Accession Number:  SC 2007.4.1
Credit Line:Bequest of John Kenneth Galbraith
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
2007_4_1.jpg

Description:
black painted frame with text around image of landscape, dark sky, hills in distance, trees at back, left and right, grass in foreground, man at left with seven women in colorful robes one seated left of center and another seated under trees at right; islamic

Label Text:
This scene is perhaps from a "Sat Saiya", or "The Seven Centuries," of Bihari.

Tags:
landscapes; exterior; vegetation; architecture; women; men; costume

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