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A Deer Hunt
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A Deer Hunt

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Description A woman with a giant torch mesmerizes a deer. She may not be a member of the Bhil tribe (though her skirt resembles a Bhil skirt) but a lady of the court, indulging in a nocturnal adventure. This must have been a memorable event, with its own special mood, which the court artist was asked to preserve.
  • Rotation: Asian, 11/2013-02/2014. 2013-2014.
Provenance Jegdish Mittal, Hyderabad, India [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 2000, by gift.
Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford, 2000

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ca. 1775
pigments on paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 6 5/8 x W: 10 1/16 in. (16.8 x 25.6 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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