Ta Keo, from the portfolio Angkor Thom

Charles Alonzo Rich, American, 1854 - 1943

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Watercolor and graphite on paper

Sheet: 11 15/16 × 17 15/16 in. (30.4 × 45.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Margaret Sage

W.961.252.6

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, on mat, in graphite, lower right: CHAS. A. RICH / AND / MRS RICH. [underlined]; inscribed, on mat, in graphite, lower center: TA KEO [underlined] / Erected about 1050 A.D. / Dedicated to Siva the terrible / Is about 400' x 325'; inscribed, on mat, in graphite, lower left: a figure of Siva holding / his wife on his knee was found / in one of the 5 towers- / a square [illeg.] denotes the / importance- one entrance to [illeg.] at E; inscribed, on mat, in graphite, lower right: outside the / city of Angkor Thom; inscribed, on mat, in graphite, lower right corner: 6.

Provenance

The artist (1854-1943); to his daughter, Margaret Bradbury Rich Sage (1888-1985); given to present collection, 1961.

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