The Pimeanakas, or Sanctuary, 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. (30.3 × 45.5 cm)

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

W.961.252.7

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: ANGKOR THOM. [underlined] / THE PIMEANAKAS..or Sanctuary (underlined) / Sanctuary of the Royal Palace. / Erected by YASOVARMAN about 900 A.D. [underlined] for the women / + the affairs of state; inscribed, on mat, in graphite, lower right: approaches Egyptian pyramid / construction- 7 tiers over 100' high #7

Provenance

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

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