Attributed to Bhawani Das, ‘Great Indian Fruit Bat’, ca. 1777–1782, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

made in India, Calcutta; mat size: H. 27 1/4 in. (69.2 cm) W. 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm)

Image rights: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Purchase, Anonymous Gift, Cynthia Hazen Polsky Gift, Virginia G. LeCount Bequest, in memory of The LeCount Family, 2007 Benefit Fund, Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and Gift of Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler, Theresa Sackler and Family, 2008), licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal