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Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295CCCC0
Gwalior. Urwai
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.218CCCC0
Serpent Deity (Nag Devta I)
Mrinalini Mukherjee (Indian, 1949–2015)
2016.544©
Standing Buddha
India, Kashmir
1966.30CCCC0
Parshva
Central India
1961.419CCCC0
Man Overboard (Drowning Man)
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1990.124©
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287CCCC0
Female Attendants
India, Kashmir
1972.35CCCC0
Female Attendant Bearing a Lotus
India, Kashmir
1972.35.1CCCC0
A Guardian of Shiva
Southwestern India, Karnataka
1964.369CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh
1968.40CCCC0
Dancing Ganesha
Central India, Madhya Pradesh
1961.93CCCC0
Folio 5 from a Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat
1979.23CCCC0
Corner Railing Pillar with Drinking Scenes, Yakshis, and Musicians
India, Mathura, Kushan Period (1st century-320)
1977.34CCCC0
Vishnu Riding on Garuda
Eastern India, Bihar
1961.46CCCC0
Khanjar dagger
India
1930.708CCCC0
Dagger
India
1930.708.aCCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119CCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger)
India, Mughal
1985.119.aCCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger): Sheath
India, Mughal
1985.119.bCCCC0
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 42 from the Kitab-i Nauras (Book of Nine...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284CCCC0
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 42 from the Kitab-i Nauras (Book of Nine...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284.aCCCC0
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 36 from the Kitab-i Nauras of Sultan Ibrahim...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284.bCCCC0
Jahangir
Mughal India
1944.496CCCC0
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir
1965.557CCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756)
1961.44CCCC0
Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period (900-1200s)
1930.331CCCC0
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir
1971.14CCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314CCCC0
Libation Cup
India, Maurya-Sunga period
2001.2CCCC0
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School
1972.285CCCC0
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval period, Pala dynasty
1973.73CCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
Pendants
India, Delhi
1916.280CCCC0
An Ambassador before Humayun
Miskin (Indian, active 1570s–c. 1604)
2013.320CCCC0
Anthropomorph
India, Bronze Age
2004.31CCCC0
Trikala Bhairava
Eastern India, Orissa
1958.208CCCC0
Miniature Votive Stupa
Eastern India, Bihar
1982.132CCCC0
Teapot
India
2012.450CCCC0
Folio 167, from a Kalpa-sutra and Story of Kalakacharya: Nuns Teaching...
Western India, Gujarat, Palanpur (Prahladanapura)
1971.126CCCC0
Two Nuns Teaching Lay Women: Colophon page of Folio 167 (recto), from a...
Western India, Gujarat, Palanpur (Prahladanapura)
1971.126.aCCCC0
Genealogical text, Folio 167 (verso) from a Kalpa-sutra and Story of...
Western India, Gujarat, Palanpur (Prahladanapura)
1971.126.bCCCC0
Silapa Sword
India
1930.705.aCCCC0
Gateway Bracket
India, Mathura, Kushan period (AD 1-320)
1971.15CCCC0
Ganesha
South India, Medieval period, Chola dynasty(10th-13th century)
1970.62CCCC0
Court Lady Pouring Wine (recto)
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.348.aCCCC0
Section of Monolithic Railing with Bather and Lotus Medallions
India, Mathura, Kushan period (c. 80-375)
1943.71CCCC0
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63CCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756)
1969.286CCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590–1620)
1920.1966CCCC0
Royal Women Celebrating Diwali
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
1971.82CCCC0
Agni, God of Fire
India, Uttar Pradesh
1955.51CCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167CCCC0
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period (750-1197)
1935.146CCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501CCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967CCCC0
Head of Vishnu
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta period
1942.498CCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya period
1977.36CCCC0
Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1969.34CCCC0
Monkey General Hanuman
Southern India, Chola period (900s–1200s)
1980.26CCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88CCCC0
Section of a Coping Rail
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1972.366CCCC0
Man's Morning Coat
India, Mughal
1936.443CCCC0
Baby Krishna Asking for Butter from Yashoda
Eastern India, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.112CCCC0
The dream of Zulaykha, from the Amber Album
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.332CCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349CCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349.aCCCC0
Fragment
India
1952.196CCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, page from a Chingiz-nama ...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502.aCCCC0
Calligraphy
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502.bCCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44CCCC0
Cover for a Jain Manuscript
Western India, Gujarat
1925.494CCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45CCCC0
A marbled picture of Rustam catching Rakhsh
Shafi (Indian, active about 1650)
2013.286CCCC0
Shiva and Parvati
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period (900-13th Century)
1961.94CCCC0
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344CCCC0
Shvetambara Jain Teacher Giving Instruction
Sahib Ram (Indian, active 1745–1803)
2018.171CCCC0
Portrait of Sardar Singh (Son of Savant Singh, 1730–68)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh
2001.122CCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.347CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.347.aCCCC0
Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1967.244CCCC0
Carved Brackets
South India, probably Madurai
1972.282CCCC0
Carved Bracket
South India, probably Madurai
1972.282.1CCCC0
Carved Bracket
South India, probably Madurai
1972.282.2CCCC0
Carved Bracket
South India, probably Madurai
1972.282.3CCCC0
Fertility Worship of Krishna
India, Himachal Pradesh, Mandi
2018.97CCCC0
Trident with Shiva as Half-Woman (Ardhanarishvara)
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period (900-13th Century)
1969.117CCCC0
Folio 1, from a Great Poem about Twos (Dvyashraya Mahakavya) of...
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Patan
1971.130CCCC0
Helmet
North India
1919.62CCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
Bidri Pandan with Chevrons
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.206CCCC0
Bidri Pandan with Chevrons
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.206.aCCCC0
Lid for a Bidri Pandan with Chevrons
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.206.bCCCC0
A prince celebrating Holi with palace women on a terrace at night (recto)
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342.aCCCC0
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.190CCCC0
Raja Gulab Singh
India, Jammu
1925.1338CCCC0
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70CCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Seventh Night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1962.279.43.aCCCC0
The Brahman gives an account of his falling in love with the king of...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1962.279.231.bCCCC0
The magician, disguised as a Brahman, visits the king of Babylon, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1962.279.232.bCCCC0
The son of the king of Babylon sees the Brahman transformed into a woman...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1962.279.234.aCCCC0
The magician disguised as a Brahman returns to claim his “daughter-in...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1962.279.236.aCCCC0
Bidri Hookah Bowl with Roses
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.207CCCC0
A night scene of Shiva puja (recto); Calligraphy (verso)
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.350CCCC0
A Night Scene of Shiva Puja (recto)
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.350.aCCCC0
Krishna Stealing Curds
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati
1966.28CCCC0
Krishna Returns with the Cowherds to Braj, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Uttarakhand, probably Garhwal
1971.301CCCC0
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1996.322©
Mother Goddess
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Gupta Period, 5th-6th Century
1970.12CCCC0
Goddess Mahabhairavi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47CCCC0
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944) and 1 other
1996.323©
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369CCCC0
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282CCCC0
Folio 2, from a Great Poem about Twos (Dvyashraya Mahakavya) of...
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Patan
1971.131CCCC0
Yasoda with Krishna Churning Butter
Eastern India, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.160CCCC0
Brahma
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century
2007.155CCCC0
Head of a Bodhisattva
India, Mathura, Kushan Period (1st century-320)
1984.220CCCC0
Devotees at the Shrine of Shri Nathji
Khubiram Gopilal (Indian, 1891–1970)
2018.213©
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324CCCC0
India. Benares. Aurangzeb's Mosque, after a photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2019.185CCCC0
Krishna Vanquishing the Crane-Demon Bakasura
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati
1966.29CCCC0
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352CCCC0
Ceylonese Woman
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876–1895) and 1 other
2018.220CCCC0
Veddahs of Ceylon
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876–1895) and 1 other
2018.222CCCC0
India. Calcutta. Upper Chitpore Road (A), after photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2019.187CCCC0
Transfer of the Embryo, folio 13 from a Kalpa-sutra (recto)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur
17.2014.a©
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.299CCCC0
Sitar
Eastern India, Bengal or Bangladesh
1918.346CCCC0
Prince Shreyamsa dreams of the coming of Rishabha, from a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Amber
2021.12CCCC0
Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines: Ashtasahasrika...
Eastern India, Bihar, Vikramashila Monastery. Painting: Nepal, Kathmandu
1938.301.189.bCCCC0
Bidri Basin
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.205CCCC0
Agra. Diwan-i-Chas
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.214CCCC0
Goddess Mangala, from a Devi Series
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer
2018.154CCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period (320-647)
1963.504CCCC0
Krishna quells the serpent Kaliya (verso), from a Kalighat album
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.113.bCCCC0
A Princess on a Terrace with Attendants at Night (recto)
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.341.aCCCC0
Sinhalese Man
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876–1895) and 1 other
2018.221CCCC0
A Courtier, Possibly Khan Alam, Holding a Spinel and a Deccan Sword
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596–1645) and 1 other
2013.323CCCC0
A Courtier, Possibly Khan Alam, Holding a Spinel and a Deccan Sword
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596–1645) and 1 other
2013.323.aCCCC0
Page from the Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)
Abd al-Rahim, the Anbarin-Qalam (Indian, active c. 1590–1630)
2013.323.bCCCC0
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.298CCCC0
Olive Press Portfolio I: Night Haul
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944) and 1 other
2009.258.5©
Part of a Skirt (Ghaghara)
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Kutch
1925.794CCCC0
Pomander
Mughal India
1989.349CCCC0
Darjeeling. Kinchinjunga and the Snows from Beechwood Park
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.217CCCC0
Lucknow. Residence
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.219CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278CCCC0
Darjeeling. Kinchinjunga and the Snows from Kutcherry Hill
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.216CCCC0
A Rathor Noble Visiting a Holy Man at a Vishnu Shrine
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar
2018.202CCCC0
India. Ceylon. Colombo. Street Scene, after photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2019.188CCCC0
A House Burgled at Night
Mughal India
2013.333CCCC0
Pendant:  Krishna as Shri Nathji
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Nathdwara
1946.257CCCC0
Alamshah cleaving asunder the chain of the wheel, from volume 11 of a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1976.74CCCC0
Group Taken at Nortekande Bungalow
India, 19th century
2018.223CCCC0
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period (c. 80-375)
1943.661CCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574-1612)
Nur Muhammad (Indian, active c. 1580–1630)
1987.1100CCCC0
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1971.83CCCC0
Female Figure, Probably a Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Shunga Period (c. 187-78 BC)
1973.24CCCC0
Drawing of an Elephant
India, Mughal School, early 18th Century
1969.65CCCC0
Krishna with Cow 2
Jamini Roy (Indian, 1887–1972)
2005.76©
Women playing at cross-dressing
India, Golconda, Deccan, 17th century
2013.290CCCC0
Agra. The Fort
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.215CCCC0
Dead Leopard
India, 19th century
2018.224CCCC0
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period (c. 80-275)
1965.250CCCC0
Manuscript of the Jambudvipa-prajnapti-sutra (Description of Jambudvipa)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
25.2014©
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bCCCC0
Krishna and the Cowherds Dive into the River, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.126CCCC0
Raja Dalip Singh of Guler on a Dais
India, Himachal Pradesh, Bilaspur
1960.49CCCC0
Ganesha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.166CCCC0
Ravana addresses Sita in the garden of Lanka, from Chapters 53 and 54 of...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Guler
1966.143CCCC0
Akshobhya: the Buddha of the East
Northeast India, Bihar, Kurkihar, Pala period
1970.10CCCC0
Durga Slaying Mahisha
India, Pahari, Sirmur, 19th century
1955.667CCCC0
Manuscript of the Prashnavyakarana-sutra
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
26.2014©
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1996.324©
Navigator: Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1996.324.1©
Navigator: Light Blue Sky/Water
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1996.324.3©
Navigator: Dark Blue Sky/Water
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1996.324.4©
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar
South India, late Chola Period (900-13th Century)
1973.187CCCC0
Sindhu Raga
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2004.110CCCC0
A Serpent Protects Vasudeva Taking His Infant Son Krishna to Safety
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.153CCCC0
Ganesh
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.98CCCC0
Brahma
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.148CCCC0
Krishna Lifts Mount Govardhan, from a Bhagavata Purana
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.134CCCC0
Shiva Saint: Manikkavachakar
South India, Tamil Nadu, 12th-13th century
1967.148CCCC0
The Sentiment of Peace: Sama Rasa, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.124CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295opaque watercolor with gold on paper, laid down on an album page with cream borders decorated with gold flowers and geometric motifsGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Gwalior. Urwai
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.218PhotochromImage: 20.6 x 26.6 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.); Paper: 20.6 x 26.6 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Serpent Deity (Nag Devta I)
Mrinalini Mukherjee (Indian, 1949–2015)
2016.544Undyed and dyed hemp rope and fibers; cotton; steelOverall: 114.3 x 83.8 x 129.5 cm (45 x 33 x 51 in.)Gift of Phyllis Granoff©
Standing Buddha
India, Kashmir
1966.30brass with silver and copper inlayOverall: 98.1 cm (38 5/8 in.); Base: 28.2 cm (11 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Parshva
Central India
1961.419sandstoneOverall: 160.7 x 67 cm (63 1/4 x 26 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Man Overboard (Drowning Man)
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1990.124woodcutJohn L. Severance Fund©
Pediment with the Face of Glory (Kirti-mukha)
Northern India
1988.102sandstoneOverall: 50.8 x 94 cm (20 x 37 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Shakyamuni Buddha Calling the Earth to Witness his Enlightenment
Northeast India
1965.27KaoliniteOverall: 8.2 x 6.1 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287glassOverall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Female Attendants
India, Kashmir
1972.35ivoryOverall: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.); Base: 2.2 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A Guardian of Shiva
Southwestern India, Karnataka
1964.369Chloritic schistOverall: 113.3 x 49.2 x 29 cm (44 5/8 x 19 3/8 x 11 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh
1968.40bronzeOverall: 46.5 x 15.4 x 13.4 cm (18 5/16 x 6 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.); without base: 35 x 13.8 x 10.5 cm (13 3/4 x 5 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nine Celestial Bodies (Navagraha)
Central India
1971.61SandstoneOverall: 44.4 x 158.6 x 18.2 cm (17 1/2 x 62 7/16 x 7 3/16 in.)Gift of Doris and Ed WienerCCCC0
A floral fantasy of animals and birds (Waq-waq)
India, Mughal
2013.319opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 37.6 x 26.6 cm (14 13/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A royal ram with a gold chain
India, Mughal
2013.298opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Shaped horse trapping
India
1927.376velvet, brocaded and pile warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal threadAverage: 26.1 x 23.5 cm (10 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Dancing Ganesha
Central India, Madhya Pradesh
1961.93sandstoneOverall: 61.3 cm (24 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Painting from a Kalpa-sutra: Queen Trishala Reclining
Western India, Gujarat
1925.1340Gum tempera and gold on paper; 18th century gold flecked borderImage: 9.5 x 6.8 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.); Page: 22.2 x 16.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Folio 5 from a Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat
1979.23gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 11.5 x 29.3 cm (4 1/2 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift in memory of Herbert F. LeisyCCCC0
Corner Railing Pillar with Drinking Scenes, Yakshis, and Musicians
India, Mathura, Kushan Period (1st century-320)
1977.34red sandstoneOverall: 80 x 22.9 x 24 cm (31 1/2 x 9 x 9 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Folio 40 from a Kalpa-sutra: Text (recto); Birth of Mahavira (verso)
Western India, Gujarat
1976.27gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 9.4 x 28.4 cm (3 11/16 x 11 3/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Vishnu Riding on Garuda
Eastern India, Bihar
1961.46schistOverall: 81.3 x 47 cm (32 x 18 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Akbar supervising the capture of wild elephants at Malwa in 1564,...
Farukh Chela (Indian) and 2 others
2013.309ink with use of colors and gold on paper, mounted on an album page with borders of gold-decorated buff and blue paper (recto); calligraphy by Faqir Ali (verso)Page: 37.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/4 x 10 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Khanjar dagger
India
1930.708Jade hilt with iron and gold; steel blade with iron and gold; wood sheath covered in velvet with metallic threadOverall: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119Iron handle with gold inlay; steel blade; wooden sheath with velvet cover, brass boss, iron tip with gold inlayOverall: 45.6 x 8.2 cm (17 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)Gift of Morris and Eleanor EverettCCCC0
Grotesque Dancers Performing
Mughal India
1971.88gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 16 x 9 cm (6 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 42 from the Kitab-i Nauras (Book of Nine...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284ink with two-tone gold on paper, double-sidedGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Jahangir
Mughal India
1944.496opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 4.8 x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir
1965.557brassOverall: 50.4 cm (19 13/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756)
1961.44gold on blue glassOverall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period (900-1200s)
1930.331bronzeOverall: 113 x 102 x 30 cm (44 1/2 x 40 3/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Base: 35 x 24 cm (13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Painting from a Kalpa-sutra: Indra Praises the Embryo of Mahavira in the...
Western India, Gujarat
1925.1339Gum tempera and gold on paper; 18th century gold flecked paper borderImage: 9.5 x 6.8 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.); Page: 22.3 x 17.7 cm (8 3/4 x 6 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Akbar and Jahangir Examine a Ghir Falcon while Prince Khusrau Stands Behind
Mughal India
2013.317gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 35.8 x 23.4 cm (14 1/8 x 9 3/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir
1971.14bronze with silver overlay and opaque watercolorOverall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.); Base: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paper, text on versoPage: 36.7 x 24.4 cm (14 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Bodhisattva of Compassion as Lokeshvara the Sky Flyer (Khasarpana)
Eastern India, Bihar
1991.155kaolinite with traces of pigmentOverall: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Libation Cup
India, Maurya-Sunga period
2001.2bronze, lost wax techniqueDiameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.); Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School
1972.285Gum tempera on paperOverall: 38.5 x 28.6 cm (15 3/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Portrait of Alamgir (r. 1658-1707)
India, Mughal
1944.498opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 7.9 x 5.3 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A Mounted Prince Hunting Lion in a Rocky Landscape
Khem Karan (Indian)
2013.310opaque watercolor on paperPage: 33 x 22.2 cm (13 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Folio 2 from a Parshvanatha Charitra (Life and Stories of Lord Parshva)...
Western India, Gujarat
1971.125Gum tempera and ink on palm leafOverall: 6.7 x 32.4 cm (2 5/8 x 12 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hunting with falcons in a landscape; Verso: Calligraphy of Chaghatai...
Abd al-Samad (Persian, c. 1510–1600)
2013.292opaque watercolor on paper (recto); ink on paper (verso)Page: 35.7 x 24.3 cm (14 1/16 x 9 9/16 in.); Painting: 21.5 x 13 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval period, Pala dynasty
1973.73chloritic schistOverall: 83.8 cm (33 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper, text on versoPage: 38.4 x 25.2 cm (15 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.); Painting: 33.3 x 21.1 cm (13 1/8 x 8 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Pendants
India, Delhi
1916.280gilt silver with diamonds, emeralds, rubies, and pendant pearlsGift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
An Ambassador before Humayun
Miskin (Indian, active 1570s–c. 1604)
2013.320opaque watercolor with gold on paperPainting: 20.9 x 11.7 cm (8 1/4 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Bodhisattva  Manjushri: Lord of Wisdom
East India, Bengal
1960.285Bronze with gilding and inlay of semiprecious stonesOverall: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in.); Part 1: 6.5 x 15.5 x 11.9 cm (2 9/16 x 6 1/8 x 4 11/16 in.); Part 2: 41.9 x 15.2 cm (16 1/2 x 6 in.); Part 3: 16.5 x 8.5 cm (6 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Anthropomorph
India, Bronze Age
2004.31copperOverall: 23.5 x 36.5 x 0.5 cm (9 1/4 x 14 3/8 x 3/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Padmapani Lokeshvara Seated on the Rock
India, Kashmir
1971.20bronze with silver overlayOverall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.); Base: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Trikala Bhairava
Eastern India, Orissa
1958.208stoneOverall: 21.8 x 19.1 cm (8 9/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of Louise Hawley Stone, In Memory of Louis Severance HigginsCCCC0
Miniature Votive Stupa
Eastern India, Bihar
1982.132bronze with inlay of semiprecious stonesOverall: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A Group of Women in Ecstasy Before Madhava, from a Madhavanala Kamakandala
India, Bilaspur
2018.91gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 21.7 x 31 cm (8 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.); Image: 19.1 x 28.3 cm (7 1/2 x 11 1/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Teapot
India
2012.450silverOverall: 14 x 21 x 13.5 cm (5 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Ranajit K. DattaCCCC0
Folio 167, from a Kalpa-sutra and Story of Kalakacharya: Nuns Teaching...
Western India, Gujarat, Palanpur (Prahladanapura)
1971.126Gum tempera and ink on palm leafOverall: 5.4 x 32.1 cm (2 1/8 x 12 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silapa Sword
India
1930.705.agold with inlay and leatherOverall: 92.7 cm (36 1/2 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Gateway Bracket
India, Mathura, Kushan period (AD 1-320)
1971.15sandstoneOverall: 73.9 x 57.2 cm (29 1/8 x 22 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ganesha
South India, Medieval period, Chola dynasty(10th-13th century)
1970.62bronzeOverall: 50.8 x 25.4 x 17.8 cm (20 x 10 x 7 in.); Base: 23 x 18.3 cm (9 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
Court Lady Pouring Wine (recto); Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains (verso)
Mughal India, probably Lucknow
2013.348Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 30.6 x 25 cm (12 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 36.7 x 25.4 cm (14 7/16 x 10 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Section of Monolithic Railing with Bather and Lotus Medallions
India, Mathura, Kushan period (c. 80-375)
1943.71red sandstoneOverall: 53.3 x 45.8 cm (21 x 18 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Manuscript of the Five Protections (Pancharaksha)
Eastern India, Bihar or Bengal, possibly Sattar
16.2014Gum tempera, ink, and gold on 89 palm leavesOverall: 5.7 x 54.6 cm (2 1/4 x 21 1/2 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63red mottled sandstoneOverall: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 5.4 x 3.7 cm (2 1/8 x 1 7/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756)
1969.286Glass with colored enamel and gildingOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Ragini
India
1963.99color on paperOverall: 20.8 x 18.1 cm (8 3/16 x 7 1/8 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers FundCCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590–1620)
1920.1966opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 23.4 x 14.6 cm (9 3/16 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Royal Women Celebrating Diwali
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
1971.82gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 20.5 x 24.7 cm (8 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Agni, God of Fire
India, Uttar Pradesh
1955.51sandstoneOverall: 73 x 40.6 cm (28 3/4 x 16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Jain Monk with Disciple and Two Laymen, Two Nuns, and a Laywoman: Folio...
Western India, Gujarat
1971.129.aGum tempera and ink on palm leafOverall: 7.5 x 31.1 cm (2 15/16 x 12 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167ivoryOverall: 4.8 x 2.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period (750-1197)
1935.146chloritic schistOverall: 94 cm (37 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 18.3 x 12.1 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.); Overall: 37.3 x 25.4 cm (14 11/16 x 10 in.)Gift of Herbert F. LeisyCCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 9.5 x 7.4 cm (3 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Head of Vishnu
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta period
1942.498sandstoneOverall: 28 cm (11 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya period
1977.36steatiteDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Madhava Plays his Vina before Five Women Drawing Water from a Well, from...
India, Bilaspur
2018.93gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 19.1 x 28.6 cm (7 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.); Page: 21.7 x 30.9 cm (8 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Kandala Dies on Hearing the News of Madhava’s Death, from a Madhavanala...
India, Bilaspur
2018.94gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 17.6 x 28.5 cm (6 15/16 x 11 1/4 in.); Page: 20.2 x 31 cm (7 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Madhava Faces a Man Holding a Scale, from a Madhavanala Kamakandala
India, Bilaspur
2018.95gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 19.2 x 28.7 cm (7 9/16 x 11 5/16 in.); Page: 21.8 x 30.4 cm (8 9/16 x 11 15/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1969.34sandstoneOverall: 33.4 x 95.3 x 11.3 cm (13 1/8 x 37 1/2 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Monkey General Hanuman
Southern India, Chola period (900s–1200s)
1980.26bronzeheight: 58.4 cm (23 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88bronze with silver inlayOverall: 61.5 x 49.5 x 36.8 cm (24 3/16 x 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Section of a Coping Rail
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1972.366sandstoneOverall: 30.5 x 122 cm (12 x 48 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Man's Morning Coat
India, Mughal
1936.443cotton: tabby weave, resist-dyed (mordant resist and batik); applied gold leafOverall: 142 x 172 cm (55 7/8 x 67 11/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Nur Jahan Holding a Portrait of Emperor Jahangir
Bishandas (Indian)
2013.325gum tempera and gold on paperPainting only: 13.6 x 6.4 cm (5 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.); Page: 30 x 22.1 cm (11 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Krishna sporting with the gopis in the Jumna River, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India
1971.171Gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 16.5 x 22.2 cm (6 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin N. HaasCCCC0
Baby Krishna Asking for Butter from Yashoda
Eastern India, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.112Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48 x 30 cm (18 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.); Painting only: 45.7 x 28 cm (18 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
The dream of Zulaykha, from the Amber Album
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.332opaque watercolor with gold on paper, pink and blue borders decorated with gold foliate motifs, text on versoPage: 32 x 24.4 cm (12 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 31.1 x 26.2 cm (12 1/4 x 10 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Fragment
India
1952.196Block printed and overpainted with gold leaf (varak) on undyed plain weave cotton muslinOverall: 54.6 x 5.1 cm (21 1/2 x 2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, page from a Chingiz-nama ...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502.acolor on paperImage: 34 x 20 cm (13 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Overall: 38.5 x 25 cm (15 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Calligraphy
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502.bink and color on paperImage: 34 x 20 cm (13 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Overall: 38.5 x 25 cm (15 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44plum-colored sandstoneOverall: 55.9 x 66 cm (22 x 26 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Cover for a Jain Manuscript
Western India, Gujarat
1925.494Silk: satin weave; embroidery, polychrome silk, gold filé, flat metal stripOverall: 26.4 x 13.7 cm (10 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45schistOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
A marbled picture of Rustam catching Rakhsh
Shafi (Indian, active about 1650)
2013.286Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 37.2 x 21 cm (14 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Shiva and Parvati
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period (900-13th Century)
1961.94bronzeBase: 21.6 x 79.5 x 24.9 cm (8 1/2 x 31 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Part 1: 81.9 x 48.7 cm (32 1/4 x 19 3/16 in.); Part 2: 65.1 x 16.5 cm (25 5/8 x 6 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Shvetambara Jain Teacher Giving Instruction
Sahib Ram (Indian, active 1745–1803)
2018.171gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 20 x 27.9 cm (7 7/8 x 11 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Portrait of Sardar Singh (Son of Savant Singh, 1730–68)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh
2001.122Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 27.9 x 21.9 cm (11 x 8 5/8 in.); Overall: 34.6 x 26.6 cm (13 5/8 x 10 1/2 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
A pair of Brahminy ducks
India, Mughal, 16th century
2013.299opaque watercolor on paper, mounted with later pink and blue bordersPage: 28.3 x 19.8 cm (11 1/8 x 7 13/16 in.); Painting: 8.6 x 4.5 cm (3 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 19.1 x 14.6 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.347opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper (recto); ink and opaque watercolor with gold on paper (verso)Painting only: 14.4 x 10.3 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Page: 28 x 23.8 cm (11 x 9 3/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Posthumous portrait of Emperor Jahangir under a canopy (recto);...
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.329opaque watercolor and gold on paper, borders with floral motifs in colors and gold (recto); black ink on marbled paper, a Persian quatrain in calligraphy (verso)Page: 35.2 x 22.1 cm (13 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
The Marriage of Pradyumna and Rukmavati, page from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India
1976.26Gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 16.3 x 21.5 cm (6 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Rishabha Enthroned: Folio 1 (verso), from a Yoga-shastra of Hemachandra
Western India, Gujarat
1971.128Gum tempera and ink on palm leafOverall: 5.3 x 30.2 cm (2 1/16 x 11 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1967.244gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 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 CollectionCCCC0
Carved Brackets
South India, probably Madurai
1972.282Ivory with traces of pigmentOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Fragment of Draped Apparel
India
1925.677Block printed and overprinted with gold leaf (varak) and overpainted with pigments on undyed plain weave cotton muslinOverall: 28.3 x 27.3 cm (11 1/8 x 10 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A princess reclining on a terrace with attendants
India, Mughal, 18th century
2013.338opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 20.6 x 30.6 cm (8 1/8 x 12 1/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A feast for Babur hosted by his half-brother Jahangir Mirza in Ghazni in...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
2013.300opaque watercolor with gold on paper, double-sided: text on versoPage: 28 x 18.1 cm (11 x 7 1/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Fertility Worship of Krishna
India, Himachal Pradesh, Mandi
2018.97gum tempera on paperPage: 29.2 x 21.6 cm (11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.); Image: 23.6 x 16.6 cm (9 5/16 x 6 9/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Sultan Abdullah Qutb Shah (1614-74) on Horseback
Southern India, Golconda
2013.287Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper, mounted with gold-sprinkled bordersGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A mendicant bowing before a holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
2013.296Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 32.7 x 21.1 cm (12 7/8 x 8 5/16 in.); Painting: 13.6 x 7.5 cm (5 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A prince conversing with a woman while taking refreshments on a terrace ...
India, Mughal, 18th century
2013.335opaque watercolor with gold on paper, blue and buff borders (recto); ink on paper, script from Sadi's Bustan (verso)Page: 30.5 x 24.1 cm (12 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Trident with Shiva as Half-Woman (Ardhanarishvara)
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period (900-13th Century)
1969.117bronzeOverall: 39.6 cm (15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Folio 1, from a Great Poem about Twos (Dvyashraya Mahakavya) of...
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Patan
1971.130Gum tempera and ink on palm leafPart 2: 5.7 x 47 cm (2 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.); Part 1: 5.7 x 45.7 cm (2 1/4 x 18 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Princes hunting in a rocky landscape
India, Mughal, 16th century
1940.1197Ink, slight color, and gold on paperImage: 26.4 x 15.8 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.); Overall: 40.5 x 26 cm (15 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Diagrams of the Universe: The Two-and-a-Half Continents, the Universe in...
Western India, Gujarat
2018.201Gum tempera, ink, and gold on cloth83.8 x 155 cm (33 x 61 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Helmet
North India
1919.62steel with gold and brassOverall: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.); Diameter: 20.7 cm (8 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18ivory with gold and polychromeOverall: 13 x 8.9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600Silk and silver filé, wool: chain stitch embroideryOverall including fringe: 212.1 x 212.1 cm (83 1/2 x 83 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Jatayu hinders Ravana’s chariot, trying to prevent the abduction of Sita...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kalighat
2003.109.aWatercolor, graphite, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.4 cm (18 13/16 x 11 9/16 in.); Painting only: 30.4 x 25.5 cm (11 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Bidri Pandan with Chevrons
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.206Zinc alloy with silver overlayDiameter: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.); height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A prince celebrating Holi with palace women on a terrace at night (recto...
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342opaque watercolor and gold on paper (recto); ink on paper, four lines of Persian poetry (verso)Page: 28.2 x 20.2 cm (11 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.1902/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked: wool, possibly pashminaOverall: 325 x 136.5 cm (127 15/16 x 53 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Arthur LoesserCCCC0
Raja Gulab Singh
India, Jammu
1925.1338color on paperOverall: 19.8 x 13.8 cm (7 13/16 x 5 7/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70ivoryOverall: 12 x 9.5 x 1.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 9/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Seventh Night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1962.279.43.agum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9 x 10 cm (3 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The daughter of the merchant of Mazanderan asks the gardener for the...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.98.bgum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6 x 10.1 cm (2 3/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter encounters a wolf and bandits on her way to meet...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.99.bgum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.2 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter meets the gardener, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.100.bgum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.8 x 10.1 cm (3 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Fifteenth Night,...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.112.agum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.6 x 10 cm (3 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lion disturbed by mice who eat the food trapped in his aging teeth,...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.113.agum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.7 x 10.1 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The cat attacks the mice which disturb the lion, from a Tuti-nama (Tales...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.115.bgum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.9 x 10.1 cm (3 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman gives an account of his falling in love with the king of...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1962.279.231.bgum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.7 x 10.2 cm (3 13/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The magician, disguised as a Brahman, visits the king of Babylon, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1962.279.232.bgum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 12.5 x 10.1 cm (4 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The son of the king of Babylon sees the Brahman transformed into a woman...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1962.279.234.agum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 14.5 x 10.2 cm (5 11/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The magician disguised as a Brahman returns to claim his “daughter-in...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1962.279.236.agum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.3 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Bidri Hookah Bowl with Roses
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.207Zinc alloy with silver and brass inlayDiameter: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.); height: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A night scene of Shiva puja (recto); Calligraphy (verso)
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.350opaque watercolor with gold on paper, wide borders of pink paper (recto); gold on blue paper, four lines of thuluth calligraphy (verso)Page: 28.2 x 24.1 cm (11 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Krishna Stealing Curds
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati
1966.28gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 27.7 x 19.3 cm (10 7/8 x 7 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Krishna Returns with the Cowherds to Braj, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Uttarakhand, probably Garhwal
1971.301opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 22 x 33 cm (8 11/16 x 13 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
Krishna Lifting Mount Govardhan, from a Persian translation of the...
Southern India, Deccan
2006.203gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32.3 x 24.1 cm (12 11/16 x 9 1/2 in.); Image: 23.5 x 18 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)Gift of Eugene and Joan Savitt in memory of Dr. and Mrs. E.K. Zaworski, her grandparentsCCCC0
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1996.322acrylic and watercolor over graphite; framing lines in graphite (ruled)Sheet: 76.2 x 56.2 cm (30 x 22 1/8 in.); Image: 60.7 x 44.2 cm (23 7/8 x 17 3/8 in.)Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland©
Mother Goddess
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Gupta Period, 5th-6th Century
1970.12schistOverall: 79.4 x 23.2 cm (31 1/4 x 9 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Goddess Mahabhairavi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47bronzeOverall: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944) and 1 other
1996.323color woodcutSheet: 70.6 x 52 cm (27 13/16 x 20 1/2 in.); Image: 61 x 44.5 cm (24 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland©
A Ruler Presents a Document to Visiting Nobles
Southern India, Deccan
1996.296Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 22 x 32.7 cm (8 11/16 x 12 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369schistOverall: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 28.8 x 18.6 cm (11 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.); Painting: 14.5 x 11 cm (5 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Folio 2, from a Great Poem about Twos (Dvyashraya Mahakavya) of...
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Patan
1971.131gum tempera and ink on palm leafOverall: 5.7 x 45.7 cm (2 1/4 x 18 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A Prince Performs Austerities (recto); Shiva and His Followers Return to...
Eastern India, Odisha (formerly Orissa)
2018.175gum tempera and lampblack on palm leafLeaf: 5.1 x 41 cm (2 x 16 1/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Rustam Takes Aim at Ashkabus, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings)
Sultanate India, Deccan or Malwa
2020.204Gum tempera and ink on paperFolio: 31.8 x 25.6 cm (12 1/2 x 10 1/16 in.); Painting: 13.7 x 20.5 cm (5 3/8 x 8 1/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Yasoda with Krishna Churning Butter
Eastern India, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.160watercolor, ink, graphite, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 51.3 x 35.6 cm (20 3/16 x 14 in.); Painting only: 45 x 27.8 cm (17 11/16 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Brahma
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century
2007.155graniteOverall: 162.6 x 48 cm (64 x 18 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund, this work was accepted in honor of Stanislaw Czuma in recognition of his long service to the CMACCCC0
Head of a Bodhisattva
India, Mathura, Kushan Period (1st century-320)
1984.220red sandstoneOverall: 50.8 x 25.4 cm (20 x 10 in.)Gift of Robert H. Ellsworth in memory of Christian HumannCCCC0
Devotees at the Shrine of Shri Nathji
Khubiram Gopilal (Indian, 1891–1970)
2018.213Gum tempera, gold, and photographic cutouts on paperImage: 46.5 x 59 cm (18 5/16 x 23 1/4 in.); Paper: 50.5 x 63 cm (19 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield Trust©
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 41 x 32.7 cm (16 1/8 x 12 7/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Husain Ali Khan Entertaining His Brothers (The Sayyid Brothers)
India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756)
2013.334Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 30.8 x 30.5 cm (12 1/8 x 12 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
India. Benares. Aurangzeb's Mosque, after a photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2019.185PhotochromImage: 20.5 x 26.7 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/2 in.); Paper: 20.5 x 26.7 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 25.4 x 29.8 cm (10 x 11 3/4 in.)Gift of Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Barbara TimmerCCCC0
Mahliqa, Daughter of the Emperor of China, Pointing at the Bird-Man...
Mughal India
2013.336opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); ink and gold on pink-speckled paper (verso)Page: 42.2 x 28.5 cm (16 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Krishna Vanquishing the Crane-Demon Bakasura
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati
1966.29gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 27.8 x 19.7 cm (10 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Babur meeting with Sultan Ali Mirza at the Kohik River, from a Babur...
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1971.85opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 28 x 16.5 cm (11 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 41 x 27.1 cm (16 1/8 x 10 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352opaque watercolor with gold on paper, yellow borders with gold flower headsPage: 26.1 x 37.4 cm (10 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Ceylonese Woman
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876–1895) and 1 other
2018.220albumen printImage: 14.4 x 9.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.); Paper: 14.4 x 9.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Veddahs of Ceylon
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876–1895) and 1 other
2018.222albumen printImage: 21.3 x 28.1 cm (8 3/8 x 11 1/16 in.); Paper: 21.3 x 28.1 cm (8 3/8 x 11 1/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
India. Calcutta. Upper Chitpore Road (A), after photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2019.187PhotochromPaper: 20.6 x 26.2 cm (8 1/8 x 10 5/16 in.)Gift of Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Barbara TimmerCCCC0
Transfer of the Embryo, folio 13 from a Kalpa-sutra (recto)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur
17.2014.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 11.7 x 29.5 cm (4 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.299bronze with repoussé and chased designsDiameter: 1.8 x 6.9 cm (11/16 x 2 11/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Sitar
Eastern India, Bengal or Bangladesh
1918.346Gourd and wood with pigment, ivory, and bone; copper alloy frets, and iron alloy strings (with one modern copper replacement)Overall: 95.2 x 15.3 cm (37 1/2 x 6 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Prince Shreyamsa dreams of the coming of Rishabha, from a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Amber
2021.12Gum tempera, ink, silver, and gold on paper26.7 x 42.5 cm (10 1/2 x 16 3/4 in.)Jo Hershey Selden FundCCCC0
A Princess and Demons before a Nobleman: A Leaf from a Poetical Romance...
Mughal India
2013.337opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); ink and gold on pink-speckled paper (verso)Page: 43 x 28.9 cm (16 15/16 x 11 3/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Manuscript of the Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines ...
Eastern India, Bihar, Vikramashila Monastery. Paintings: Nepal, Kathmandu
1938.301Covers: Gum tempera, colors, and paper on wood; pages: gum tempera and ink on palm leavesCovers overall: 6.5 x 57 x 1.5 cm (2 9/16 x 22 7/16 x 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bidri Basin
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.205Zinc alloy with silver and brass inlayDiameter: 34.5 cm (13 9/16 in.); height: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Long shawl with woven figures and animals
India, Kashmir
2006.2002/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked and pieced: wool (possibly pashmina)Overall: 354.3 x 141.6 cm (139 1/2 x 55 3/4 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Agra. Diwan-i-Chas
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.214PhotochromImage: 20.3 x 26.5 cm (8 x 10 7/16 in.); Paper: 20.3 x 26.5 cm (8 x 10 7/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Goddess Mangala, from a Devi Series
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer
2018.154Color on paperMiniature: 24.8 x 21 cm (9 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
India. Calcutta. Harrison Road I with Group of Jogees, after photo by Dr...
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2019.186PhotochromImage: 20.6 x 26.4 cm (8 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.); Paper: 20.6 x 26.4 cm (8 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.)Gift of Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Barbara TimmerCCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period (320-647)
1963.504sandstoneOverall: 30.6 x 16.6 cm (12 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Krishna quells the serpent Kaliya (verso), from a Kalighat album
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.113.bWatercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 48.1 x 29.7 cm (18 15/16 x 11 11/16 in.); Painting only: 25 x 20 cm (9 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
A princess on a terrace with attendants at night (recto); Calligraphy ...
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.341opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); ink on paper, six lines of Persian poetry (verso)Miniature: 25.4 x 19.7 cm (10 x 7 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Bed cover with floral medallion pattern
India, Deccan
1916.1359plain weave, quilted: cotton; embroidery, couched laid work: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 251.5 x 330.2 cm (99 x 130 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sinhalese Man
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876–1895) and 1 other
2018.221albumen printImage: 14.1 x 9.1 cm (5 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.); Paper: 14.1 x 9.4 cm (5 9/16 x 3 11/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
A Courtier, Possibly Khan Alam, Holding a Spinel and a Deccan Sword
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596–1645) and 1 other
2013.323gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper, text on versoPage: 17.8 x 12.5 cm (7 x 4 15/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
The Birth of Krishna, from a Sursagar of Surdas (Indian, c. 1480–1580)
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
1984.65Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 33.6 x 22.2 cm (13 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.); Overall: 37 x 25.4 cm (14 9/16 x 10 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.298bronze with repoussé and chased designsOverall: 6.5 x 1.8 cm (2 9/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Olive Press Portfolio I: Night Haul
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944) and 1 other
2009.258.5color woodcutSheet: 63.5 x 87 cm (25 x 34 1/4 in.); Image: 56.6 x 82.6 cm (22 5/16 x 32 1/2 in.)Gift of Linda and Jack Lissauer in memory of Leland B. Emerson©
Part of a Skirt (Ghaghara)
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Kutch
1925.794silk satin embroidered with silk in "ari" chain stitchOverall: 83.8 x 35.9 cm (33 x 14 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pomander
Mughal India
1989.349spherical rock crystal cover with enameled silver mountsOverall: 4.5 x 3.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Darjeeling. Kinchinjunga and the Snows from Beechwood Park
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.217PhotochromImage: 20.9 x 26.8 cm (8 1/4 x 10 9/16 in.); Paper: 20.9 x 26.8 cm (8 1/4 x 10 9/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Lucknow. Residence
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.219PhotochromImage: 20.6 x 26.7 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.); Paper: 20.6 x 26.7 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Monk Holding a Flower Venerated by a Lay Disciple: Folio 141 (verso),...
Devachandra (Indian)
1971.127.bOpaque watercolor and ink on palm leafOverall: 5.6 x 33 cm (2 3/16 x 13 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Page from a Kalighat album: Rama and Sita enthroned with Lakshmana and...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.152Watercolor, graphite, tin, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29 cm (18 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 27.5 cm (17 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278sandstoneOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Darjeeling. Kinchinjunga and the Snows from Kutcherry Hill
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.216PhotochromImage: 21 x 26.6 cm (8 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Paper: 21 x 26.6 cm (8 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
A Rathor Noble Visiting a Holy Man at a Vishnu Shrine
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar
2018.202gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 33.4 x 29.3 cm (13 1/8 x 11 9/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
India. Ceylon. Colombo. Street Scene, after photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2019.188PhotochromImage: 20.6 x 26.4 cm (8 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.); Paper: 20.6 x 26.4 cm (8 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.)Gift of Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Barbara TimmerCCCC0
Long Shawl with Black Center and Exotic Four-Sided Gallery in...
India, Kashmir
2010.141wool; 2/2 twill tapestry (S), double interlocked, pieced, refreshedOverall: 332.8 x 139.6 cm (131 x 54 15/16 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
A House Burgled at Night
Mughal India
2013.333opaque watercolor with gold on paperPage: 38.7 x 28.7 cm (15 1/4 x 11 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Pendant:  Krishna as Shri Nathji
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Nathdwara
1946.257champlevé enamelOverall: 5.2 x 3.9 cm (2 1/16 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Alamshah cleaving asunder the chain of the wheel, from volume 11 of a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1976.74Gum tempera, ink, and gold on cotton and paperPage: 83.7 x 67 cm (32 15/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Group Taken at Nortekande Bungalow
India, 19th century
2018.223albumen printImage: 19.6 x 15 cm (7 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Paper: 19.6 x 15 cm (7 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River (recto); Parivati Placing...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.129Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.5 x 29.3 cm (19 1/8 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period (c. 80-375)
1943.661sandstoneOverall: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574-1612)
Nur Muhammad (Indian, active c. 1580–1630)
1987.1100Ink and gum tempera on paperImage: 20.5 x 14.6 cm (8 1/16 x 5 3/4 in.); Paper: 42.4 x 26 cm (16 11/16 x 10 1/4 in.)Gift of Flora D. Glass and Elwood G. Glass, Jr. CCCC0
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1971.83Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperOverall: 19 x 12.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Hanuman with Rama and Lakshmana on his shoulders, from a Kalighat album
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.120Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperOverall: 68.8 x 42.6 cm (27 1/16 x 16 3/4 in.); Painting: 45.6 x 29.4 cm (17 15/16 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Female Figure, Probably a Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Shunga Period (c. 187-78 BC)
1973.24terracottaOverall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of Eleanor and Morris EverettCCCC0
Drawing of an Elephant
India, Mughal School, early 18th Century
1969.65ink on paperImage: 12.8 x 18.1 cm (5 1/16 x 7 1/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 25.3 cm (7 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Krishna with Cow 2
Jamini Roy (Indian, 1887–1972)
2005.76Tempera on boardOverall: 31.4 x 43.3 cm (12 3/8 x 17 1/16 in.)Gift of Pamela Elizabeth Ward in loving memory of her parents, William E. and Evelyn Svec Ward©
Women playing at cross-dressing
India, Golconda, Deccan, 17th century
2013.290ink heightened with colors on paperPage: 33.5 x 26.7 cm (13 3/16 x 10 1/2 in.); Painting: 23.6 x 16 cm (9 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Agra. The Fort
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.215PhotochromImage: 20.4 x 26.5 cm (8 1/16 x 10 7/16 in.); Paper: 20.4 x 26.5 cm (8 1/16 x 10 7/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Dead Leopard
India, 19th century
2018.224albumen printImage: 13.1 x 18.4 cm (5 3/16 x 7 1/4 in.); Paper: 15.1 x 20.2 cm (5 15/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Mounted: 16.1 x 21.3 cm (6 5/16 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period (c. 80-275)
1965.250red sandstoneOverall: 70.5 x 17.5 cm (27 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Manuscript of the Jambudvipa-prajnapti-sutra (Description of Jambudvipa)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
25.2014Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 12.3 x 30.6 cm (4 13/16 x 12 1/16 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
Page of disasters, from the Tarikh-i Alfi (History of the Thousand [Years])
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1932.36.aink and color on paperOverall: 41 x 22.6 cm (16 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 22.7 x 12.2 cm (8 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Head Priest Govardhan Lalji (1862–1934) Offers a Lamp to Shri Nathji in...
Ghasiram Hardev Sharma (Indian, 1866–1931)
2018.153Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 28.6 x 21.9 cm (11 1/4 x 8 5/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund©
Krishna and the Cowherds Dive into the River, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.126gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20.6 x 17.8 cm (8 1/8 x 7 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Raja Dalip Singh of Guler on a Dais
India, Himachal Pradesh, Bilaspur
1960.49Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 22.7 x 15.3 cm (8 15/16 x 6 in.); Overall: 27.1 x 19.8 cm (10 11/16 x 7 13/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Ganesha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.166Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperPainting only: 45.3 x 27.5 cm (17 13/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
The First Adventure of the White Horse, Page from the Khan Khanan's Razm...
India, Subimperial Mughal school, 17th century
1964.52ink and color on paperOverall: 38 x 22.4 cm (14 15/16 x 8 13/16 in.)James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Ravana addresses Sita in the garden of Lanka, from Chapters 53 and 54 of...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Guler
1966.143Gum tempera, gold, and silver on paperImage: 55.5 x 79 cm (21 7/8 x 31 1/8 in.); Page: 56.3 x 81 cm (22 3/16 x 31 7/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Akshobhya: the Buddha of the East
Northeast India, Bihar, Kurkihar, Pala period
1970.10bronze with silver and copper inlayOverall: 38.8 x 26.3 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Durga Slaying Mahisha
India, Pahari, Sirmur, 19th century
1955.667color on paperImage: 15.8 x 25.3 cm (6 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.); Overall: 17.7 x 27.5 cm (6 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Manuscript of the Prashnavyakarana-sutra
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
26.2014Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.3 x 30.6 cm (4 13/16 x 12 1/16 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1996.324four wood blocksGift of The Print Club of Cleveland©
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar
South India, late Chola Period (900-13th Century)
1973.187bronzeOverall: 57 x 31 x 23 cm (22 7/16 x 12 3/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Base: 18.8 x 32 x 22.5 cm (7 3/8 x 12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Sindhu Raga
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2004.110Gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 48.1 x 27.9 cm (18 15/16 x 11 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
A Serpent Protects Vasudeva Taking His Infant Son Krishna to Safety
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.153Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 45 x 27.7 cm (17 11/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Ganesh
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.98Watercolor, graphite, and tin on paper lined with clothSecondary Support: 47 x 30.5 cm (18 1/2 x 12 in.); Painting only: 43 x 27.4 cm (16 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Brahma
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.148Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 45.1 x 27.7 cm (17 3/4 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Lifts Mount Govardhan, from a Bhagavata Purana
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.134Gum tempera on paperPage: 19.4 x 27.6 cm (7 5/8 x 10 7/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Shiva Saint: Manikkavachakar
South India, Tamil Nadu, 12th-13th century
1967.148bronzeOverall: 33.5 x 9.1 cm (13 3/16 x 3 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Sentiment of Peace: Sama Rasa, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.124Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 19.7 x 16.2 cm (7 3/4 x 6 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A Brahmin gives Krishna the Message or Invitation for the Competition to...
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.133Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 17.1 x 19.7 cm (6 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Women Play Music for Radha and Krishna: Chitrini Nayika, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.132gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 22.9 x 16.2 cm (9 x 6 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0