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Culture: India (2716)
Culture: India (2716)
Standing Buddha
India, Kashmir
1966.30CCCC0
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295CCCC0
Parshva
Central India
1961.419CCCC0
Cap
India
1916.1477CCCC0
A Guardian of Shiva
Southwestern India, Karnataka
1964.369CCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh
1968.40CCCC0
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir
1971.14CCCC0
Pendants
India, Delhi
1916.280CCCC0
Border of a Shawl
India, Kashmir
1925.500CCCC0
Female Attendants
India, Kashmir
1972.35CCCC0
Serpent Deity (Nag Devta I)
Mrinalini Mukherjee (Indian, 1949–2015)
2016.544©
Man Overboard (Drowning Man)
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1990.124©
Corner Railing Pillar with Drinking Scenes, Yakshis, and Musicians
India, Mathura, Kushan Period (1st century-320)
1977.34CCCC0
Dancing Ganesha
Central India, Madhya Pradesh
1961.93CCCC0
Dog Walker
British India, Lucknow
1992.143CCCC0
Gwalior. Urwai
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.218CCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756)
1961.44CCCC0
Vishnu Riding on Garuda
Eastern India, Bihar
1961.46CCCC0
Medallion
India
1916.284CCCC0
Sugriva
Southern India, Andhra Pradhesh
1975.73CCCC0
Ornament
India
1916.288CCCC0
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir
1965.557CCCC0
Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period (900-1200s)
1930.331CCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119CCCC0
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School
1972.285CCCC0
Jahangir
Mughal India
1944.496CCCC0
Ganesha
South India, Medieval period, Chola dynasty(10th-13th century)
1970.62CCCC0
Inkstand
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Jaipur
1916.439CCCC0
Libation Cup
India, Maurya-Sunga period
2001.2CCCC0
Khadgaroma, Son of Ravana
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh
2001.163CCCC0
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period (750-1197)
1935.146CCCC0
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval period, Pala dynasty
1973.73CCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314CCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
Pendant with Matsya (fish incarnation of Vishnu) defeating Hayagriva
Northwestern India, Rajasthan Pratapgarh
1916.119CCCC0
Sitar
Eastern India, Bengal or Bangladesh
1918.346CCCC0
Square Shawl ("amli")
India, Kashmir
1926.239CCCC0
Goddess Siddhalakshmi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47CCCC0
Rama and Sita enthroned (recto), from a Kalighat album
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.134.aCCCC0
Miniature Votive Stupa
Eastern India, Bihar
1982.132CCCC0
Trikala Bhairava
Eastern India, Orissa
1958.208CCCC0
Anthropomorph
India, Bronze Age
2004.31CCCC0
Section of Monolithic Railing with Bather and Lotus Medallions
India, Mathura, Kushan period (c. 80-375)
1943.71CCCC0
Royal Women Celebrating Diwali
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
1971.82CCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756)
1969.286CCCC0
An Ambassador before Humayun
Miskin (Indian, active 1570s–c. 1604)
2013.320CCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501CCCC0
Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1969.34CCCC0
Rama and Sita in the royal palace (recto), from a Kalighat album
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy (Indian, active late 1800s)
2003.156.aCCCC0
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63CCCC0
Head of Vishnu
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta period
1942.498CCCC0
Jatayu hinders Ravana’s chariot trying to prevent Sita’s abduction ...
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy (Indian, active late 1800s)
2003.111.aCCCC0
Gateway Bracket
India, Mathura, Kushan period (AD 1-320)
1971.15CCCC0
Monkey General Hanuman
Southern India, Chola period (900s–1200s)
1980.26CCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967CCCC0
Pendant
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
1966.515CCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44CCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590–1620)
1920.1966CCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya period
1977.36CCCC0
Brahma
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.148CCCC0
Necklace
India
1927.4CCCC0
Agni, God of Fire
India, Uttar Pradesh
1955.51CCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167CCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88CCCC0
Folio 18 from a Chandana Malayagiri Varta (Story of King Chandana and...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kishangarh
1968.108CCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349CCCC0
Maharao Chattar Sal (reigned 1758–64) of Kota in a Palanquin
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kota
1989.344CCCC0
Locket
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
1960.198CCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336CCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18CCCC0
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
Box decorated with Shiva, Vishnu, Krishna, and Ganesa
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
1989.353CCCC0
The dream of Zulaykha, from the Amber Album
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.332CCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45CCCC0
Man's Morning Coat
India, Mughal
1936.443CCCC0
Portrait of Sardar Singh (Son of Savant Singh, 1730–68)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh
2001.122CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.347CCCC0
Plate with Nandi in Center
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
1989.352CCCC0
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
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344CCCC0
Khanjar dagger
India
1930.708CCCC0
Folio 1, from a Great Poem about Twos (Dvyashraya Mahakavya) of...
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Patan
1971.130CCCC0
Seated Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, probably Kaushambi
1977.175CCCC0
Maru Ragini, from a Ragamala (Garland of Melodies)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Amber or Southwestern India, Deccan
2018.168CCCC0
Fertility Worship of Krishna
India, Himachal Pradesh, Mandi
2018.97CCCC0
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369CCCC0
Carved Brackets
South India, probably Madurai
1972.282CCCC0
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
Northwest India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
1955.48CCCC0
Bidri Basin
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.205CCCC0
Bidri Hookah Bowl with Roses
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.207CCCC0
Still Life: Bouquet of Flowers Emerging from the Grass
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bundi
2018.161CCCC0
Krishna Vanquishing the Crane-Demon Bakasura
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati
1966.29CCCC0
Shri Raga, from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1931.451CCCC0
Yasoda with Krishna Churning Butter
Eastern India, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.160CCCC0
A Young, Angry Heroine, Folio 28 from a Rasamanjari
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1960.52CCCC0
Teapot
India
2012.450CCCC0
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
Folio 167, from a Kalpa-sutra and Story of Kalakacharya: two nuns...
Western India, Gujarat, Palanpur (Prahladanapura)
1971.126CCCC0
Helmet
North India
1919.62CCCC0
Trident with Shiva as Half-Woman (Ardhanarishvara)
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period (900-13th Century)
1969.117CCCC0
Rama, Sita, and Lakshmana visit the hermitage of the sage Bharadvaja at...
Central India, Malwa Region, Madhya Pradesh
2018.129CCCC0
Folio 2, from a Great Poem about Twos (Dvyashraya Mahakavya) of...
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Patan
1971.131CCCC0
The Birth of Krishna, from a Sursagar of Surdas (Indian, c. 1480–1580)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1984.65CCCC0
Bidri Pandan with Chevrons
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.206CCCC0
Head of a Bodhisattva
India, Mathura, Kushan Period (1st century-320)
1984.220CCCC0
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70CCCC0
A night scene of Shiva puja (recto); Calligraphy (verso)
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.350CCCC0
Devotees at the Shrine of Shri Nathji
Khubiram Gopilal (Indian, 1891–1970)
2018.213©
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278CCCC0
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324CCCC0
Mother Goddess
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Gupta Period, 5th-6th Century
1970.12CCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period (320-647)
1963.504CCCC0
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
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282CCCC0
Goddess Mangala, from a Devi Series
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer
2018.154CCCC0
Agra. Diwan-i-Chas
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.214CCCC0
India. Benares. Aurangzeb's Mosque, after a photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2019.185CCCC0
Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Mathura, Kshatrapa period (c. 20 BC-AD 114)
1968.104CCCC0
Women playing at cross-dressing
India, Golconda, Deccan, 17th century
2013.290CCCC0
Sinhalese Man
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876–1895) and 1 other
2018.221CCCC0
A Rathor Noble Visiting a Holy Man at a Vishnu Shrine
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar
2018.202CCCC0
Darjeeling. Kinchinjunga and the Snows from Kutcherry Hill
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.216CCCC0
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.299CCCC0
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.298CCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghaghara)
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Kutch
1925.794CCCC0
India. Ceylon. Colombo. Street Scene, after photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2019.188CCCC0
Agra. The Fort
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.215CCCC0
Dead Leopard
India, 19th century
2018.224CCCC0
Raja Gulab Singh
India, Jammu
1925.1338CCCC0
Silapa Sword
India
1930.705.aCCCC0
Markandeya Viewing Krishna in the Cosmic Ocean
Northern India, Jammu and Kashmir, Pahari Kingdom of Basohli
1967.241CCCC0
Portrait of Murad Bakhsh (1624–61)
Balchand (Indian, active 1595–c. 1650)
2013.327CCCC0
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.190CCCC0
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
Section of a Coping Rail
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1972.366CCCC0
Pendant:  Krishna as Shri Nathji
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Nathdwara
1946.257CCCC0
Rana Amar Singh II (reigned 1698–1710) smoking a hookah
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1991.170CCCC0
Group Taken at Nortekande Bungalow
India, 19th century
2018.223CCCC0
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1971.83CCCC0
Krishna with Cow 2
Jamini Roy (Indian, 1887–1972)
2005.76©
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period (c. 80-275)
1965.250CCCC0
Ganesha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.166CCCC0
Drawing of an Elephant
India, Mughal School, early 18th Century
1969.65CCCC0
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
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Persian Calligraphy framed by an...
Mir 'Ali Haravi (Persian, active in Herat, Afghanistan, died c. 1550)
1977.207CCCC0
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period (c. 80-375)
1943.661CCCC0
Brahma
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century
2007.155CCCC0
Female Figure, Probably a Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Shunga Period (c. 187-78 BC)
1973.24CCCC0
Akshobhya: the Buddha of the East
Northeast India, Bihar, Kurkihar, Pala period
1970.10CCCC0
Vishnu
Central India, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1976.75CCCC0
Raja Dalip Singh of Guler on a Dais
India, Himachal Pradesh, Bilaspur
1960.49CCCC0
Feast where Vishnu decides he will incarnate as King Dasharatha’s sons,...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra
2018.121CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
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
Rama’s brothers Bharata and Shatrughna set out from Ayodhya to find Rama...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra
2018.119CCCC0
Sindhu Raga
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2004.110CCCC0
Krishna and the Cowherds Dive into the River, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.126CCCC0
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312CCCC0
A House Burgled at Night
Mughal India
2013.333CCCC0
Zulaykha in her palace and as an elderly woman with Joseph (recto), from...
Mushfiq (Indian, active early 1600s) and 1 other
2013.315.1.aCCCC0
Krishna Lifts Mount Govardhan, from a Bhagavata Purana
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.134CCCC0
Enthroned Rama and Sita receive homage from their monkey and bear Allies...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Nurpur
2018.117CCCC0
Amorous Couple (Mithuna)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Ahichchatra, Gupta period (c. 320-550)
1971.133CCCC0
Shiva Saint: Manikkavachakar
South India, Tamil Nadu, 12th-13th century
1967.148CCCC0
Crouching Dwarf Musician
India, Shunga Period (c. 187-78 BC)
1983.79CCCC0
Durga Slaying Mahisha
India, Pahari, Sirmur, 19th century
1955.667CCCC0
Coat
India, Kashmir and probably Avadh
1917.36CCCC0
Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1967.244CCCC0
Pomander
Mughal India
1989.349CCCC0
Alamshah cleaving asunder the chain of the wheel, from volume 11 of a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1976.74CCCC0
Maharana Jagat Singh Attending the Raslila
Jai Ram (Indian, active 1710–40) and 1 other
2011.141CCCC0
Portrait of the Aged Akbar
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596–1645)
1971.78CCCC0
Shvetambara Jain Teacher Giving Instruction
Sahib Ram (Indian, active 1745–1803)
2018.171CCCC0
Vishnu on Ananta, the Endless Serpent
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Region, Rajput Kingdom of Chamba
2018.155CCCC0
Four-armed goddess, with hearts in margin
Eastern India, Bihar, Mithila region
2005.86CCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574-1612)
Nur Muhammad (Indian, active c. 1580–1630)
1987.1100CCCC0
The Sentiment of Peace: Sama Rasa, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.124CCCC0
A Courtier, Possibly Khan Alam, Holding a Spinel and a Deccan Sword
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596–1645) and 1 other
2013.323CCCC0
A female figure standing in a landscape holding a four-stringed ...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
2013.311CCCC0
Krishna asks for sweets, from a Sursagar of Surdas (Indian, c. 1480–1580)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1984.172CCCC0
Divine couple seated in a lotus blossom
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra
1997.118CCCC0
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar
South India, late Chola Period (900-13th Century)
1973.187CCCC0
Birth of the Buddha
Northeastern India, Bengal, Pala dynasty (730-1197)
1959.349CCCC0
Princess and attendant in trompe l’oeil window
Aqil Khan (Indian, active mid-1700s)
1955.297CCCC0
Ravana Shaking Mount Kailasa
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Chandela Dynasty, 8th century
1971.173CCCC0
Tuti-Nama (Tales of a Parrot)
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1962.279CCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha meeting
India, Provincial Mughal, Lucknow, 18th century
1939.164CCCC0
Falcon
India, Pahari, probably Jammu, 18th century
1968.42CCCC0
Shiva and Devi on Gajasura's Hide
India, Pahari Hills, Basohli school, 17th century
1952.587CCCC0
Krishna Under a Canopy
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Raghogarh
2018.184CCCC0
Female torso
Northeastern India, Pala dynasty (730-1197)
2011.146CCCC0
Portrait of a Woman
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1987.1110CCCC0
Hira
British India
2005.75CCCC0
Pichvai of Shri Nathji
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Nathdwara
1937.454CCCC0
Maharao Kishor Singh II of Kota (r. 1819–28) Worshiping Krishna as Brij...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
1978.71CCCC0
Hindola Raga
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1975.9CCCC0
Royal Woman Holding a Flower
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.194CCCC0
Bijantu
British India
2005.73CCCC0
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period (1st century-320)
1962.47CCCC0
Plate with a Scene of Revelry
Northwestern India, possibly Tanesara Mahadeva, Gupta period (320-647)
1972.71CCCC0
A European Couple
Ali Riza, the "Bodleian Painter" (Indian)
2013.285CCCC0
Rama and Lakshmana slay the demon giant Viradha, from Chapters 2 through...
Central India, Bundelkhand Region, Madhya Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Datia
2018.122CCCC0
Mughal ruler Humayun defeating the Afghans before reconquering India,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1971.77CCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502CCCC0
Krishna Awaiting Radha
India, Pahari Hills, Guler school, 18th century
1936.685CCCC0
Krishna and Radha Quarreling: Shatha Nayaka, from a Rasikapriya
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bundi
2018.158CCCC0
Krishna Exacts a Toll from the Milkmaids: Dana-Lila, from a Bhagavata...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.186CCCC0
Portrait of Prince Sur Singh Rathor of Bikaner (1594–1631)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.188CCCC0
Vishnu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.2CCCC0
Cover for a Jain Manuscript
Western India, Gujarat
1925.494CCCC0
Tulwar sword
India, probably Deccan
1930.704CCCC0
Radha’s Confidante Brings Her to Krishna, Based on Poetry of Bihari ...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
2018.172CCCC0
A woman mistakes a cow for the Angel of Death, from a Lights of Canopus ...
Mughal India, court of Jahangir (1605–1627)
2019.81CCCC0
Sword with scabbard
India, perhaps Deccan
1930.706CCCC0
Rao Ram Singh I’s Elephant Gone Amok
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.177CCCC0
Shri Raga, from a Ragamala (Garland of Melodies)
Nasiruddin (Indian, active 1679–1700)
2018.193CCCC0
Ascetic Princess with Snakes in a Wilderness: Asavari Ragini, from a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.190CCCC0
Maharana Bhim Singh of Mewar (r. 1778–1828) with a Consort
Chokha (Indian, active c. 1799–1824)
2018.150CCCC0
Krishna and Consort on a Palace Balcony with Musicians: Vukharo...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.179CCCC0
Sikari
British India
2005.74CCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Pratap Singh (1764–1803)
Sahib Ram (Indian, active 1745–1803)
2011.207CCCC0
Maharaja Shri Anand Singh-ji and His Consort
Ustad Murad (Indian, active 1700s)
2018.195CCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574–1612)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2021.11CCCC0
Punch-Marked Coin
India, Rajasthan, Maurya Period (322-185 BC)
1967.243CCCC0
Nanda and the Elders in Council with the Cowherds, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.192CCCC0
Hoopoe on a Citrus Tree Branch
India, Company school, Calcutta, early 19th Century
1990.67CCCC0
Krishna Quells the Serpent Kaliya, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.141CCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596–1645)
1939.66CCCC0
Shiva as Lord of Music
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period (900-13th century)
1971.117CCCC0
Portrait of an Aging Man
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler
1968.41CCCC0
Battle between Manuchihr and Tur, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of...
Mughal India, court of Jahangir (reigned 1605–27)
1945.171CCCC0
Necklace Beads in the Form of Fish
India, Shunga Period (c. 187-78 BC)
1973.39CCCC0
Pendant in the Shape of a Fish-Tailed Elephant
India, Shunga Period (c. 187-78 BC)
1973.63CCCC0
Crowned Buddha Seated on a Lion Throne
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.367CCCC0
Jai Singh III of Jaipur (r. 1818–1835) Riding
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Jaipur
1925.1337CCCC0
Kali on Shiva, from a Tantric Devi Series
India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Mandi
2014.650CCCC0
Rati, the Goddess of Erotic Love, Takes Aim at Krishna, from a Rasikapriya
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Raghogarh
2018.183CCCC0
A Disconsolate Lady on a Terrace with Attendants
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Raghogarh
2018.185CCCC0
Prince Shreyamsa dreams of the coming of Rishabha, from a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Amber
2021.12CCCC0
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77CCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.215CCCC0
Friends of Krishna, folio 163 from a Bhakti Ratnavali of Vishnu Puri
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1970.510CCCC0
Woman Longing for Her Lover: Verati Ragini of Dipak, from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.176CCCC0
Maharao Ram Singh II of Kota (r. 1828–66) Worships Brij Nathji as the...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.181CCCC0
Five Poses of Krishna Making Love, from a Bikaner Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.187CCCC0
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period (c. 80-320)
1965.472CCCC0
Lovers (Mithuna)
India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, Medieval period, Candella dynasty, 11th century
1982.64CCCC0
Two Elephants in Combat
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.178CCCC0
Noblewoman at a Jharokha Window Holding a Rose, from a Portraits of...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Sawar
2018.182CCCC0
Bodhisattva Maitreya: The Future Buddha
East India, Bengal, Pala period, 12th century
1982.48CCCC0
Lotus-blossom petal canopy
probably eastern India
2006.136CCCC0
Personification of the Discus
Northeastern India, Bihar, Aphsad, early Pala period, 7th Century
1945.367CCCC0
Maharana Ari Singh II of Mewar (r. 1761–73) with His Consort on a Terrace
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.147CCCC0
Krishna and Gopis
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2003.343CCCC0
Maharana Jawan Singh of Mewar (r. 1828–38) Holding a Falcon
Ghasi (Indian, active c. 1820–36)
2018.149CCCC0
A Woman Worshipping the Rising Sun (Surya Puja)
Chokha (Indian, active c. 1799–1824)
2018.151CCCC0
The Elephant of Maharana Jai Singh of Mewar (r. 1680–98) Catches a Horse...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.137CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper, laid down on an album page with cream borders decorated with gold flowers and geometric motifsPainting: 12 x 7.1 cm (4 3/4 x 2 13/16 in.); Overall: 23.3 x 14.9 cm (9 3/16 x 5 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
Parshva
Central India
1961.419sandstoneOverall: 160.7 x 67 cm (63 1/4 x 26 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Cap
India
1916.1477Velvet embroidered with gilt-silver–wrapped silk thread (zari); silk: lining; rubies, pearls, and spinelsOverall: 6.3 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm (2 1/2 x 6 x 6 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Woolen carpet with millefleurs decoration
India, Kashmir
1936.17Pashmina (wool): asymmetrical knotAverage: 292.7 x 248.9 cm (115 1/4 x 98 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
A floral fantasy of animals and birds (Waq-waq)
Mughal India
2013.319Gum tempera 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 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
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287glassOverall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
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
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
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir
1971.14bronze with silver overlay and gum temperaOverall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.); Base: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Pendants
India, Delhi
1916.280Gilt silver with diamonds, emeralds, rubies, pearls, and enamelGift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border of a Shawl
India, Kashmir
1925.500wool: tapestry twillOverall: 37.1 x 48.9 cm (14 5/8 x 19 1/4 in.); Mounted: 54.9 x 66.7 cm (21 5/8 x 26 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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©
Man Overboard (Drowning Man)
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1990.124woodcutJohn L. Severance Fund©
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
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
Dancing Ganesha
Central India, Madhya Pradesh
1961.93sandstoneOverall: 61.3 cm (24 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A royal ram with a gold chain
India, Mughal
2013.298Gum tempera 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
Sacrificial Fire, from the "Tula Ram" Bhagavata Purana
Western India, Gujarat, Surat
1990.40Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 25.4 x 21.5 cm (10 x 8 7/16 in.)Gift of John D. ProctorCCCC0
Dog Walker
British India, Lucknow
1992.143gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 22.2 x 15.9 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
Bed cover with floral medallion pattern
Southern India, Deccan
1916.1359Cotton: plain weave, quilted; silk and gilt-metal thread: embroidery, couched laid workOverall: 251.5 x 330.2 cm (99 x 130 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756)
1961.44gold on blue glassOverall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Turban Ornament (Sarpech)
India
1916.259Gilt silver with diamonds, rubies, emeralds, topaz, blue sapphires, yellow sapphireOverall: 10.2 x 8.4 cm (4 x 3 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Medallion
India
1916.284silver gilt with rubies and emeraldsDiameter: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Vase with flower arrangement and scrollwork
Mughal India, Lucknow
2013.354Gum tempera 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
Sugriva
Southern India, Andhra Pradhesh
1975.73Gum tempera, ink, and hand-colored silver paper appliqué on paperOverall: 35.5 x 23.5 cm (14 x 9 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. WardCCCC0
Ornament
India
1916.288Gold with green enamel ground, white sapphires, rubies, and pearlsDiameter: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir
1965.557brassOverall: 50.4 cm (19 13/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
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
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
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
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
A Ruler Seated on a Terrace Worshipping at a Shrine of Radha and Krishna
Central India, Madhya Pradesh
2018.135gum tempera and gold on paper25.1 x 20 cm (9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Jahangir
Mughal India
1944.496Gum tempera 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
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
Inkstand
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Jaipur
1916.439Gold, silver, and enamelOverall: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
A Mounted Prince Hunting Lion in a Rocky Landscape
Khem Karan (Indian)
2013.310Gum tempera, ink, and gold 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
Khadgaroma, Son of Ravana
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh
2001.163Gum tempera, ink, and hand-colored silver paper appliqué on paperOverall: 39.7 x 27.6 cm (15 5/8 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval period, Pala dynasty
1973.73chloritic schistOverall: 83.8 cm (33 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hunting with falcons in a landscape; Verso: Calligraphy of Chaghatai...
Abd al-Samad (Persian, c. 1510–1600)
2013.292Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 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
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 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  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
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 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
Pendant with Matsya (fish incarnation of Vishnu) defeating Hayagriva
Northwestern India, Rajasthan Pratapgarh
1916.119gold, enamel, emeralds, and pearlsOverall: 11.8 x 5.8 cm (4 5/8 x 2 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sitar
Eastern India, Bengal or Bangladesh
1918.346Gourd and wood with pigment, ivory, and bone; copper alloy: frets; 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
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
Square Shawl ("amli")
India, Kashmir
1926.239Wool: embroidery (large-pieced areas)Overall: 182.9 x 177.8 cm (72 x 70 in.)Gift of the Burridge FamilyCCCC0
Rama and Sita enthroned with Lakshmana and Hanuman attending, from a...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.152Gum tempera, graphite, tin, and ink on paperPainting: 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
Goddess Siddhalakshmi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47bronzeOverall: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rama and Sita enthroned (recto), from a Kalighat album
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.134.aGum tempera, graphite, and ink on paperPainting: 31 x 25.6 cm (12 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Portrait of Alamgir (r. 1658-1707)
India, Mughal
1944.498Gum tempera 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
Miniature Votive Stupa
Eastern India, Bihar
1982.132bronze with inlay of semiprecious stonesOverall: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)John L. Severance 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
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
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
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
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969Gum tempera, 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
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328Gum tempera 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
An Ambassador before Humayun
Miskin (Indian, active 1570s–c. 1604)
2013.320Gum tempera and 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
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501Gum tempera, ink, 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
Hanuman with Rama and Lakshmana on his shoulders, from a Kalighat album
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.120Gum tempera, 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
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
Rama and Sita in the royal palace (recto), from a Kalighat album
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy (Indian, active late 1800s)
2003.156.aWoodcut, hand colored with gum temperaSecondary Support: 29.7 x 47.7 cm (11 11/16 x 18 3/4 in.); Print only: 24.1 x 33 cm (9 1/2 x 13 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Brahman Rishabhadatta's speech, 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
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
Painting from a Kalpa-sutra: Queen Trishala Reclining
Western India, Gujarat
1925.1340Gum tempera and gold on paper; 18th century gold flecked borderPainting: 9.5 x 6.8 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.); Overall: 22.2 x 16.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Head of Vishnu
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta period
1942.498sandstoneOverall: 28 cm (11 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Jatayu hinders Ravana’s chariot trying to prevent Sita’s abduction ...
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy (Indian, active late 1800s)
2003.111.awoodcutSecondary Support: 49.8 x 31.4 cm (19 5/8 x 12 3/8 in.); image only: 40.6 x 26.5 cm (16 x 10 7/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
Monkey General Hanuman
Southern India, Chola period (900s–1200s)
1980.26bronzeheight: 58.4 cm (23 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 9.5 x 7.4 cm (3 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pendant
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
1966.515Gold, emerald, diamonds, enamel, and pearlOverall: 7.4 x 4.8 cm (2 15/16 x 1 7/8 in.)Bequest of Anne Jessop SmithCCCC0
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
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
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
A feast in a pavilion setting
Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590–1620)
1920.1966Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 23.4 x 14.6 cm (9 3/16 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Ringstone
India, Maurya period
1977.36steatiteDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brahma
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.148Gum tempera, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting: 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
Necklace
India
1927.4Gold filigree and granulationOverall: 63.5 cm (25 in.); Cord: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Marianne Morgan Henry in memory of Reverend and Mrs. Y. P. MorganCCCC0
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
Agni, God of Fire
India, Uttar Pradesh
1955.51sandstoneOverall: 73 x 40.6 cm (28 3/4 x 16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore 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
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
Folio 18 from a Chandana Malayagiri Varta (Story of King Chandana and...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kishangarh
1968.108Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperRecto Painting: 13.4 x 14.9 cm (5 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.); Verso Painting: 14.9 x 14.8 cm (5 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.); Overall: 28.8 x 20 cm (11 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.)James Parmelee and Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundsCCCC0
A mendicant bowing before a holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
2013.296Gum tempera, 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
Court lady singing and playing the vina
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349Gum tempera, 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
Maharao Chattar Sal (reigned 1758–64) of Kota in a Palanquin
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kota
1989.344Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 28.3 x 39.2 cm (11 1/8 x 15 7/16 in.); with borders: 31.6 x 42.7 cm (12 7/16 x 16 13/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Locket
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
1960.198gold and enamelCase: 3.1 x 3.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)Gift of the Twentieth Century ClubCCCC0
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
Krishna sporting with the gopis in the Jumna River, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India
1971.171Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 16.5 x 22.2 cm (6 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin N. HaasCCCC0
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
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 borderPainting: 9.5 x 6.8 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.); Overall: 22.3 x 17.7 cm (8 3/4 x 6 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 19.1 x 14.6 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
A marbled picture of Rustam catching Rakhsh
Shafi (Indian, active about 1650)
2013.286Gum tempera 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
Box decorated with Shiva, Vishnu, Krishna, and Ganesa
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
1989.353gold with enamelOverall: 4.5 x 6.3 cm (1 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Baby Krishna Asking for Butter from Yashoda, from a Kalighat album
Eastern India, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.112Gum tempera, 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
2013.332Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 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
A pair of Brahminy ducks
India, Mughal, 16th century
2013.299Gum tempera 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
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 princess reclining on a terrace with attendants
India, Mughal, 18th century
2013.338Gum tempera 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
Posthumous portrait of Emperor Jahangir under a canopy (recto);...
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.329Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 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
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
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
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
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
Portrait of Sardar Singh (Son of Savant Singh, 1730–68)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh
2001.122Gum tempera 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
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.347Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting 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
Plate with Nandi in Center
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
1989.352cloisonné enamel on goldDiameter: 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
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 paperPainting: 55.5 x 79 cm (21 7/8 x 31 1/8 in.); Overall: 56.3 x 81 cm (22 3/16 x 31 7/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344Gum tempera 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
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
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
Seated Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, probably Kaushambi
1977.175terracottaOverall: 47.3 x 26 cm (18 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Maru Ragini, from a Ragamala (Garland of Melodies)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Amber or Southwestern India, Deccan
2018.168Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting: 26 x 17.6 cm (10 1/4 x 6 15/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A feast for Babur hosted by his half-brother Jahangir Mirza in Ghazni in...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
2013.300Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 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
A Ruler Presents a Document to Visiting Nobles
Southern India, Deccan
1996.296Gum tempera 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
Carved Brackets
South India, probably Madurai
1972.282Ivory with traces of pigmentOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
A prince celebrating Holi with palace women on a terrace at night (recto...
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 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
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
Northwest India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
1955.48Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 34.3 x 27.3 cm (13 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.); Sheet with border: 38.1 x 31.1 cm (15 x 12 1/4 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
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
Still Life: Bouquet of Flowers Emerging from the Grass
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bundi
2018.161gum tempera on paperPage: 32.4 x 23.5 cm (12 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.); Miniature: 29.8 x 21.6 cm (11 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
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
Shri Raga, from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1931.451Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 34.4 x 22.5 cm (13 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Overall: 38 x 25 cm (14 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Yasoda with Krishna Churning Butter
Eastern India, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.160Gum tempera, 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
A Young, Angry Heroine, Folio 28 from a Rasamanjari
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1960.52Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 21.8 x 15.4 cm (8 9/16 x 6 1/16 in.); Overall: 25.5 x 18.8 cm (10 1/16 x 7 3/8 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt 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
A prince conversing with a woman while taking refreshments on a terrace ...
India, Mughal, 18th century
2013.335Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 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
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
1971.301Gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 22 x 33 cm (8 11/16 x 13 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
Folio 167, from a Kalpa-sutra and Story of Kalakacharya: two nuns...
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
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
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
Rama, Sita, and Lakshmana visit the hermitage of the sage Bharadvaja at...
Central India, Malwa Region, Madhya Pradesh
2018.129gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 18.1 x 15.6 cm (7 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
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
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
The Birth of Krishna, from a Sursagar of Surdas (Indian, c. 1480–1580)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1984.65Gum tempera, ink, 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
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
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
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
A night scene of Shiva puja (recto); Calligraphy (verso)
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.350Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 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
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©
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
Babur meeting with Sultan Ali Mirza at the Kohik River, from a Babur...
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1971.85Gum tempera 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
2013.352Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 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
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278sandstoneOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324Gum tempera 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)
2013.334Gum tempera, ink, 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
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
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
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
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282Gum tempera, ink, 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
Goddess Mangala, from a Devi Series
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer
2018.154Gum tempera 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
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
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
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
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
Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Mathura, Kshatrapa period (c. 20 BC-AD 114)
1968.104mottled red sandstoneOverall: 127.6 x 49 x 25.4 cm (50 1/4 x 19 5/16 x 10 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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 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
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
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
A princess on a terrace with attendants at night (recto); Calligraphy ...
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.341Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperMiniature: 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
Mahliqa, Daughter of the Emperor of China, Pointing at the Bird-Man...
Mughal India
2013.336Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 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
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
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
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
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
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©
Raja Gulab Singh
India, Jammu
1925.1338Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 19.8 x 13.8 cm (7 13/16 x 5 7/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Silapa Sword
India
1930.705.agold with inlay and leatherOverall: 92.7 cm (36 1/2 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Markandeya Viewing Krishna in the Cosmic Ocean
Northern India, Jammu and Kashmir, Pahari Kingdom of Basohli
1967.241Gum tempera on paperImage: 15.2 x 10 cm (6 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20.5 x 15 cm (8 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Portrait of Murad Bakhsh (1624–61)
Balchand (Indian, active 1595–c. 1650)
2013.327gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 28.4 x 25.7 cm (11 3/16 x 10 1/8 in.); Painting: 4.3 x 3.5 cm (1 11/16 x 1 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
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River (recto); Parivati Placing...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.129Gum tempera, 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
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
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
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
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
Rana Amar Singh II (reigned 1698–1710) smoking a hookah
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1991.170Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 23.8 x 20.3 cm (9 3/8 x 8 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
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
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1971.83Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 19 x 12.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Krishna with Cow 2
Jamini Roy (Indian, 1887–1972)
2005.76Tempera on boardOverall: 32.5 x 43.3 cm (12 13/16 x 17 1/16 in.)Gift of Pamela Elizabeth Ward in loving memory of her parents, William E. and Evelyn Svec Ward©
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
Ganesha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.166Gum tempera, 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
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
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
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
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Persian Calligraphy framed by an...
Mir 'Ali Haravi (Persian, active in Herat, Afghanistan, died c. 1550)
1977.207Gum tempera, gold, and ink on paperOverall: 36.8 x 25.2 cm (14 1/2 x 9 15/16 in.)Gift of Herbert F. Leisy in memory of his wife, Helen Stamp LeisyCCCC0
The First Adventure of the White Horse, Page from the Khan Khanan's Razm...
India, Subimperial Mughal school, 17th century
1964.52Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 38 x 22.4 cm (14 15/16 x 8 13/16 in.)James Parmelee FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Vishnu
Central India, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1976.75sandstoneOverall: 85.4 cm (33 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Raja Dalip Singh of Guler on a Dais
India, Himachal Pradesh, Bilaspur
1960.49Gum tempera 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
Feast where Vishnu decides he will incarnate as King Dasharatha’s sons,...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra
2018.121Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 27.7 x 39.4 cm (10 7/8 x 15 1/2 in.); Painting: 23.5 x 34.7 cm (9 1/4 x 13 11/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase 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
A Serpent Protects Vasudeva Taking His Infant Son Krishna to Safety
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.153Gum tempera, 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
2003.98Gum tempera, 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
Rama’s brothers Bharata and Shatrughna set out from Ayodhya to find Rama...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra
2018.119Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 24.9 x 35.7 cm (9 13/16 x 14 1/16 in.); Painting: 20.5 x 31.5 cm (8 1/16 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
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
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
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312Gum tempera 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
Ragini
India
1963.99Gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 20.8 x 18.1 cm (8 3/16 x 7 1/8 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers FundCCCC0
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
2013.333Gum tempera and 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
A Princess and Demons before a Nobleman: A Leaf from a Poetical Romance...
Mughal India
2013.337Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 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
Zulaykha in her palace and as an elderly woman with Joseph (recto), from...
Mushfiq (Indian, active early 1600s) and 1 other
2013.315.1.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperText area: 17.8 x 9.5 cm (7 x 3 3/4 in.); Page: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 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
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
Enthroned Rama and Sita receive homage from their monkey and bear Allies...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Nurpur
2018.117gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 40.7 x 28.9 cm (16 x 11 3/8 in.); Painting: 23.7 x 14.9 cm (9 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Amorous Couple (Mithuna)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Ahichchatra, Gupta period (c. 320-550)
1971.133terracottaOverall: 38.5 x 37 cm (15 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Crouching Dwarf Musician
India, Shunga Period (c. 187-78 BC)
1983.79terracottaOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Portrait of Suraj Singh Rathor, Raja of Marwar and Maternal Uncle of...
Bishandas (Indian, active c. 1610–30)
2013.313Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 29.1 x 19 cm (11 7/16 x 7 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
Durga Slaying Mahisha
India, Pahari, Sirmur, 19th century
1955.667Gum tempera and gold 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
Coat
India, Kashmir and probably Avadh
1917.36wool: embroideryneck edge to hem: 120.7 cm (47 1/2 in.); Cuff to cuff: 175.3 cm (69 in.)Gift of Mrs. James J. TracyCCCC0
Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1967.244gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting: 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.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
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
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
Maharana Jagat Singh Attending the Raslila
Jai Ram (Indian, active 1710–40) and 1 other
2011.141Gum tempera, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 67.5 x 49 cm (26 9/16 x 19 5/16 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Portrait of the Aged Akbar
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596–1645)
1971.78Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 25.2 x 16.8 cm (9 15/16 x 6 5/8 in.); Overall: 27.5 x 18.8 cm (10 13/16 x 7 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Shvetambara Jain Teacher Giving Instruction
Sahib Ram (Indian, active 1745–1803)
2018.171gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 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
Vishnu on Ananta, the Endless Serpent
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Region, Rajput Kingdom of Chamba
2018.155Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 17.8 x 17.6 cm (7 x 6 15/16 in.); Image: 17.1 x 16.7 cm (6 3/4 x 6 9/16 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
Four-armed goddess, with hearts in margin
Eastern India, Bihar, Mithila region
2005.86ink and color on paperOverall: 36.2 x 27 cm (14 1/4 x 10 5/8 in.)Gift of Pamela Elizabeth Ward in loving memory of her parents, William E. and Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
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
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
A female figure standing in a landscape holding a four-stringed ...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
2013.311Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 31.6 x 20.7 cm (12 7/16 x 8 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
Krishna asks for sweets, from a Sursagar of Surdas (Indian, c. 1480–1580)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1984.172Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 36.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/8 x 10 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Divine couple seated in a lotus blossom
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra
1997.118Gum tempera and gold on paperSheet: 13.3 x 9 cm (5 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The  Lover Leaves Wistfully in the Morning after a Passionate Tryst:...
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.123Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 19.1 x 16.5 cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Abduction of Rukmini: Krishna Tied the Hands of Rukma, from a Bhagavata...
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.127Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 16.9 x 20 cm (6 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Miniature: 14 x 17.8 cm (5 1/2 x 7 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
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
Striped Brocade with Flowering Vine
Western India
1925.676Cotton and silk: brocade, “kimkhwab”Overall: 31.1 x 48.3 cm (12 1/4 x 19 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Birth of the Buddha
Northeastern India, Bengal, Pala dynasty (730-1197)
1959.349Black chloriteOverall: 46.4 x 27.3 x 11.4 cm (18 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Krishna and Radha Avoid Embarrassment: Mottaita Bhava, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.125Gum tempera and gold on paper21.5 x 17.2 cm (8 7/16 x 6 3/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
The Goddess Annihilates the Demon Raktabija, from a Devi-Mahatmya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.128gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 16.2 x 25.7 cm (6 3/8 x 10 1/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Two Women Pluck Flowers on a Terrace: Gunakari Ragini, from a Ragamala
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.130Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 21 x 16.5 cm (8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Three Musicians Perform Before a King: Shri Raga, from a Ragamala
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.131gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper20.8 x 16.5 cm (8 3/16 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Princess and attendant in trompe l’oeil window
Aqil Khan (Indian, active mid-1700s)
1955.297Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 12.5 x 7.8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.); Overall: 44 x 31.6 cm (17 5/16 x 12 7/16 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Ravana Shaking Mount Kailasa
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Chandela Dynasty, 8th century
1971.173sandstoneOverall: 139 x 72 cm (54 3/4 x 28 3/8 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
Tuti-Nama (Tales of a Parrot)
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1962.279gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha meeting
India, Provincial Mughal, Lucknow, 18th century
1939.164Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 40.5 x 28 cm (15 15/16 x 11 in.); Average: 21.5 x 15 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Falcon
India, Pahari, probably Jammu, 18th century
1968.42Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 27.6 x 16 cm (10 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.); Overall: 31.6 x 19.8 cm (12 7/16 x 7 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Head Priest Govardhan Lalji (1862–1934) Offers a Lamp to Shri Nathji in...
Ghasiram Hardev Sharma (Indian, 1869–1931)
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©
Shiva and Devi on Gajasura's Hide
India, Pahari Hills, Basohli school, 17th century
1952.587Gum tempera and silver on paperImage: 23.5 x 16.2 cm (9 1/4 x 6 3/8 in.); with mat: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Krishna Under a Canopy
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Raghogarh
2018.184Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 26.7 x 17.8 cm (10 1/2 x 7 in.); Miniature: 22.9 x 14 cm (9 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Female torso
Northeastern India, Pala dynasty (730-1197)
2011.146black chloriteOverall: 89 x 44 x 19 cm (35 1/16 x 17 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 22.9 x 12.1 cm (9 x 4 3/4 in.); Sheet with border: 34.7 x 22.5 cm (13 11/16 x 8 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Portrait of a Woman
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1987.1110Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 16.2 x 8.3 cm (6 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.); Paper: 41.6 x 27 cm (16 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.)Gift of Flora D. Glass and Elwood G. Glass, Jr. CCCC0
Hira
British India
2005.75Gum tempera and graphite on paperOverall: 17 x 21.2 cm (6 11/16 x 8 3/8 in.)Gift of Pamela Elizabeth Ward in loving memory of her parents, William E. and Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Pichvai of Shri Nathji
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Nathdwara
1937.454Gum tempera, silver, and gold on cottonOverall: 257 x 169.5 cm (101 3/16 x 66 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Maharao Kishor Singh II of Kota (r. 1819–28) Worshiping Krishna as Brij...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
1978.71Gum tempera, silver, and gold on paperOverall: 24.5 x 18.8 cm (9 5/8 x 7 3/8 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Timur distributes gifts from his grandson, the Prince of Multan, from a...
Shravana (Indian)
2012.301Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 28.2 x 20.2 cm (11 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.); Image: 14.7 x 9.8 cm (5 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Hindola Raga
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1975.9Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 20.5 x 15.3 cm (8 1/16 x 6 in.); with mat: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Women enjoying the river at the forest’s edge (recto) and flowering...
Hunhar II (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.351Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 33.1 x 24.9 cm (13 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
Royal Woman Holding a Flower
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.194gum tempera and gold on paperMiniature: 19.7 x 10 cm (7 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Bijantu
British India
2005.73Gum tempera and graphite on paperOverall: 16.8 x 21.1 cm (6 5/8 x 8 5/16 in.)Gift of Pamela Elizabeth Ward in loving memory of her parents, William E. and Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period (1st century-320)
1962.47red mottled sandstoneOverall: 21.6 x 18.3 cm (8 1/2 x 7 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Plate with a Scene of Revelry
Northwestern India, possibly Tanesara Mahadeva, Gupta period (320-647)
1972.71silver with alloy of tin and lead with traces of gildingDiameter: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
An East African King Receives Three Emissaries, from a Khamsa of Amir...
India, Sultanate period
1963.261gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 28.6 x 21.6 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A European Couple
Ali Riza, the "Bodleian Painter" (Indian)
2013.285Gum tempera 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
Rama and Lakshmana slay the demon giant Viradha, from Chapters 2 through...
Central India, Bundelkhand Region, Madhya Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Datia
2018.122gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 21 x 29.8 cm (8 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.); Painting: 19 x 28 cm (7 1/2 x 11 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Mughal ruler Humayun defeating the Afghans before reconquering India,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar (reigned 1556–1605)
1971.77Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 31.2 x 18.6 cm (12 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.); Overall: 36.5 x 23.1 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502Gum tempera, ink, and gold 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
Krishna Awaiting Radha
India, Pahari Hills, Guler school, 18th century
1936.685Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 18.6 x 13.2 cm (7 5/16 x 5 3/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Krishna and Radha Quarreling: Shatha Nayaka, from a Rasikapriya
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bundi
2018.158Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 28.3 x 18.4 cm (11 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.); Miniature: 26.4 x 15.3 cm (10 3/8 x 6 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Krishna Exacts a Toll from the Milkmaids: Dana-Lila, from a Bhagavata...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.186gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 21.6 x 29.2 cm (8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Portrait of Prince Sur Singh Rathor of Bikaner (1594–1631)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.188Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 20.5 x 13.4 cm (8 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.); Miniature: 11.2 x 6.4 cm (4 7/16 x 2 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Vishnu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.2graniteOverall: 129.5 x 38.1 cm (51 x 15 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Romance of Chandrabhanu and Lavanyavati of Upendra Bhanja ...
Eastern India, Odisha
1979.21Charcoal on palm leafOverall: 4.8 x 40.2 cm (1 7/8 x 15 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore 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
Babur receives booty and Humayun’s salute after the victory over Sultan...
India, Mughal court, made for Emperor Akbar
2013.308Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 42 x 27.6 cm (16 9/16 x 10 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
Tulwar sword
India, probably Deccan
1930.704Iron hilt with gold; steel blade with gold; wood scabbard with velvet and metallic threadOverall: 96.6 cm (38 1/16 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Radha’s Confidante Brings Her to Krishna, Based on Poetry of Bihari ...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
2018.172Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 28.3 x 39.4 cm (11 1/8 x 15 1/2 in.); Miniature: 21.6 x 31.4 cm (8 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A woman mistakes a cow for the Angel of Death, from a Lights of Canopus ...
Mughal India, court of Jahangir (1605–1627)
2019.81Gum tempera on paperPainting: 19.7 x 10.2 cm (7 3/4 x 4 in.); Framed: 38.1 x 26.7 cm (15 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of Michael Silver and Deborah Lader in memory of Rabbi Daniel Jeremy SilverCCCC0
Sword with scabbard
India, perhaps Deccan
1930.706Watered steel blade with iron hilt inlaid with gold; velvet lining with leather straps; wooden scabbard with velvet case and metallic threadsOverall: 99 cm (39 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Rao Ram Singh I’s Elephant Gone Amok
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.177gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 41.6 cm (7 7/8 x 16 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Shri Raga, from a Ragamala (Garland of Melodies)
Nasiruddin (Indian, active 1679–1700)
2018.193Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 27 x 18.4 cm (10 5/8 x 7 1/4 in.); Miniature: 15 x 10 cm (5 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Ascetic Princess with Snakes in a Wilderness: Asavari Ragini, from a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.190gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 25.8 x 18.2 cm (10 3/16 x 7 3/16 in.); Miniature: 19.7 x 12.7 cm (7 3/4 x 5 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Maharana Bhim Singh of Mewar (r. 1778–1828) with a Consort
Chokha (Indian, active c. 1799–1824)
2018.150Gum tempera, silver and gold on paperMiniature: 24.8 x 15.9 cm (9 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Krishna and Consort on a Palace Balcony with Musicians: Vukharo...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.179gum tempera, ink, silver, and gold on paperPage: 32.7 x 23.8 cm (12 7/8 x 9 3/8 in.); Miniature: 18.8 x 12.7 cm (7 3/8 x 5 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Sikari
British India
2005.74Gum tempera and graphite on paperOverall: 17.1 x 21.1 cm (6 3/4 x 8 5/16 in.)Gift of Pamela Elizabeth Ward in loving memory of her parents, William E. and Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Pratap Singh (1764–1803)
Sahib Ram (Indian, active 1745–1803)
2011.207Colored ink drawingOverall: 61.4 x 40.5 cm (24 3/16 x 15 15/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Maharaja Shri Anand Singh-ji and His Consort
Ustad Murad (Indian, active 1700s)
2018.195Gum tempera, silver, and gold on paperPage: 22.2 x 16.8 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/8 in.); Miniature: 15.2 x 10.8 cm (6 x 4 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574–1612)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2021.11Gum tempera and gold on paper25.4 x 38.1 cm (10 x 15 in.)Alma Kroeger FundCCCC0
Punch-Marked Coin
India, Rajasthan, Maurya Period (322-185 BC)
1967.243silverOverall: 1.4 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)Gift of Sri B. D. DwivediCCCC0
Nanda and the Elders in Council with the Cowherds, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.192Gum tempera, silver, and gold on paperPage: 30 x 38 cm (11 13/16 x 14 15/16 in.); Miniature: 22.5 x 31.1 cm (8 7/8 x 12 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Hoopoe on a Citrus Tree Branch
India, Company school, Calcutta, early 19th Century
1990.67color on paperOverall: 42.5 x 27.8 cm (16 3/4 x 10 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Page from the Panj Ganj (Five Treasures) of Abd al-Rahman Jami (Persian,...
Mushfiq (Indian, active early 1600s) and 1 other
2013.315.2Gum tempera, ink, 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
Krishna Quells the Serpent Kaliya, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.141gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 40.8 x 23 cm (16 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Miniature: 36.9 x 19.1 cm (14 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596–1645)
1939.66Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 20 x 11.8 cm (7 7/8 x 4 5/8 in.); Overall: 37 x 25.3 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Shiva as Lord of Music
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period (900-13th century)
1971.117bronzeOverall: 76.5 x 45 cm (30 1/8 x 17 11/16 in.); Base: 26 x 25 cm (10 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Portrait of an Aging Man
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler
1968.41Ink and gum tempera on paperOverall: 18 x 13.3 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Battle between Manuchihr and Tur, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of...
Mughal India, court of Jahangir (reigned 1605–27)
1945.171Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 12.4 x 11 cm (4 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.); Overall: 34.6 x 22.9 cm (13 5/8 x 9 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Necklace Beads in the Form of Fish
India, Shunga Period (c. 187-78 BC)
1973.39gold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pendant in the Shape of a Fish-Tailed Elephant
India, Shunga Period (c. 187-78 BC)
1973.63goldJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Crowned Buddha Seated on a Lion Throne
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.367brassOverall: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Jai Singh III of Jaipur (r. 1818–1835) Riding
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Jaipur
1925.1337Gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 10 x 14.3 cm (3 15/16 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Kali on Shiva, from a Tantric Devi Series
India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Mandi
2014.650gum tempera and gold on paperSheet: 20.3 x 26 cm (8 x 10 1/4 in.)Gift of Nancy and Wayne HunnicuttCCCC0
Rati, the Goddess of Erotic Love, Takes Aim at Krishna, from a Rasikapriya
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Raghogarh
2018.183Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 31.8 x 26 cm (12 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.); Miniature: 26 x 23.5 cm (10 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A Disconsolate Lady on a Terrace with Attendants
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Raghogarh
2018.185Gum tempera, silver, and gold on paperPage: 28.3 x 22.9 cm (11 1/8 x 9 in.); Miniature: 23.5 x 15.2 cm (9 1/4 x 6 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Maharaja Anup Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1669–98) Receives a Courtier
Ruknuddin (Indian, active c. 1666–97)
2018.191Ink and gum tempera on paperPage: 25 x 18.3 cm (9 13/16 x 7 3/16 in.); Miniature: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
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
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77Gum tempera and ink on paperImage: 22 x 16.5 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 18.7 x 25 cm (7 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward in memory of her father, Charles SvecCCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.2152/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked; woolOverall: 325 x 104.1 cm (127 15/16 x 41 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Sakhi Persuades Radha to Meet Krishna, from a Gita Govinda (Song of the...
Purkhu (Indian, 1750–1860)
1989.334gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 24.1 x 32.1 cm (9 1/2 x 12 5/8 in.); with borders: 25.4 x 30.3 cm (10 x 11 15/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Friends of Krishna, folio 163 from a Bhakti Ratnavali of Vishnu Puri
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1970.510Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 26.5 x 42.2 cm (10 7/16 x 16 5/8 in.)Gift of Louise G. SchroederCCCC0
Woman Longing for Her Lover: Verati Ragini of Dipak, from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.176gum tempera, ink, gold, and silver on paperPage: 30.2 x 24.2 cm (11 7/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Miniature: 21 x 11.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Maharao Ram Singh II of Kota (r. 1828–66) Worships Brij Nathji as the...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.181gum tempera and gold on paperPurchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Five Poses of Krishna Making Love, from a Bikaner Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.187Gum tempera and gold on paperMiniature: 17.5 x 25.4 cm (6 7/8 x 10 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
The Emperor Alamgir (reigned 1658–1707) on Horseback
India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756)
1971.81Gum tempera, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 30.5 x 22.3 cm (12 x 8 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period (c. 80-320)
1965.472red sandstoneOverall: 55.8 cm (21 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Lovers (Mithuna)
India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, Medieval period, Candella dynasty, 11th century
1982.64sandstoneOverall: 74 cm (29 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Maharaja Balwant Singh of Ratlam (r. 1825–57) in Procession with His...
Kushala (Indian, active c. 1825)
2018.152gum tempera, gold and silver on paper27.9 x 32.7 cm (11 x 12 7/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Two Elephants in Combat
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.178Page: 35.6 x 53.4 cm (14 x 21 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Noblewoman at a Jharokha Window Holding a Rose, from a Portraits of...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Sawar
2018.182gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 28 x 25.2 cm (11 x 9 15/16 in.); Miniature: 24.8 x 21.6 cm (9 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva Maitreya: The Future Buddha
East India, Bengal, Pala period, 12th century
1982.48silver inlaid with turquoise, copper, brass and gold; gilt bronze lotusOverall: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Seated Jina Rishabha Enshrined, from a Jain Manuscript: Kalpa-Sutra
Western India, Gujarat
1983.1047Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPaper: 11.1 x 25.9 cm (4 3/8 x 10 3/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. WardCCCC0
Lotus-blossom petal canopy
probably eastern India
2006.136silk: lampasOverall: 186.7 x 175.7 cm (73 1/2 x 69 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Personification of the Discus
Northeastern India, Bihar, Aphsad, early Pala period, 7th Century
1945.367chloriteOverall: 81.3 cm (32 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Maharana Ari Singh II of Mewar (r. 1761–73) with His Consort on a Terrace
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.147Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 46 x 30.9 cm (18 1/8 x 12 3/16 in.); Miniature: 41 x 24.5 cm (16 1/8 x 9 5/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Krishna and Gopis
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2003.343Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperwith borders: 25 x 19.5 cm (9 13/16 x 7 11/16 in.); Painting only: 23.5 x 17.5 cm (9 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Maharana Jawan Singh of Mewar (r. 1828–38) Holding a Falcon
Ghasi (Indian, active c. 1820–36)
2018.149gum tempera, pearls, silk, and gold on paperPage: 31.2 x 23.9 cm (12 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.); Painting: 21.6 x 13.8 cm (8 1/2 x 5 7/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A Woman Worshipping the Rising Sun (Surya Puja)
Chokha (Indian, active c. 1799–1824)
2018.151gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 23.8 x 17.1 cm (9 3/8 x 6 3/4 in.); Miniature: 20.3 x 13.3 cm (8 x 5 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
The Elephant of Maharana Jai Singh of Mewar (r. 1680–98) Catches a Horse...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.137Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 31.1 x 49.2 cm (12 1/4 x 19 3/8 in.); Miniature: 27 x 45.4 cm (10 5/8 x 17 7/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0