Portrait of Tilakayat Govardhanlalji

Artist: Ghasiram Hardev Sharma (1868-1930)
Historical period(s)
ca. 1900
Brush drawing with color on paper
H x W (sight): 53 x 67.4 cm (20 7/8 x 26 9/16 in)
India, Rajasthan state, Nathadwara
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


India, portrait

From 1970s
Private collection. [1]

To 2003
Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York, New York. [2]

From 2003
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York, New York. [3]


[1] According to information from the dealer, the drawing has been in a private collection since the 1970s. See the Curatorial Justification, object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Terence McInerney Fine Arts, Ltd.

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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