JAIN ASCETIC WALKING ALONG A RIVERBANK

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December 31, 1599
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People
Akbar 1556–1605

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DESCRIPTION

Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
c. 1600

Basavana
(Indian, active c. 1560–1600)

India, Mughal Dynasty

(1526-1756)
Ink and color on paper

Image: 14.7 x 9.8 cm (5 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 38.8 x 26.3 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

Severance and Greta Millikin Collection 1967.244

INSCRIPTION

Erased inscription at top left: "Work of Basawan ... Chandra [?]"; later attribution to Bihzad inscribed above palm tree.

PROVENANCE

?-1967
(Herbert N. Bier [1905-1981], Cleveland, OH, sold to the Cleveland Museum of Art)

1967-
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

CITATIONS

The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art/1969. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1969. Reproduced: p. 236 archive.org

The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art/1978. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978. Reproduced: p. 304 archive.org

"A Jain Ascetic." Nūr: CAIS magazine, Winter 2021 (Vol. 5, No. 2): 14. Mentioned and Reproduced: p. 14