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Location: 242B Indian Painting (33)
Location: 242B Indian Painting (33)
Parshva
Central India
1961.419CCCC0
Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1967.244CCCC0
Page from a Jain manuscript
Western India, Gujarat
1979.23CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Southern Myanmar (Burma), Pegu or northwestern Thailand
1987.154CCCC0
Blessed Lord Buddha
Sri Lanka
1949.152CCCC0
Bodhisattva of Compassion as Lokeshvara the Sky Flyer (Khasarpana)
Eastern India, Bihar, Pala dynasty, reign of Ramapala
1991.155CCCC0
Gwalior. Urwai
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890–1910)
2018.218CCCC0
Shvetambara Jain Teacher Giving Instruction
possibly by Sahib Ram (Indian, active 1745–1803)
2018.171CCCC0
Buddhist Temple, Kalani
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876–1895)
2018.38CCCC0
Buddhist Manuscript
Sri Lanka
1949.227CCCC0
Prince Shreyamsa Dreams of the Coming of Rishabha, from a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Amber
2021.12CCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88CCCC0
Cover for a Jain Manuscript
Western India, Gujarat
1925.494CCCC0
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1962.47CCCC0
Transfer of the Embryo, folio 13 from a Kalpa-sutra (recto)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur
17.2014.a©
Jain Temple, Calcutta
A. W. A. Plâté Studio (Ceylonese)
2009.13CCCC0
Festive Burmese in their best clothes stroll around the Great Golden...
Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, 1908–2004)
2012.317©
No image available
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
25.2014©
No image available
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
26.2014©
Rishabha, the First Jina
Central India, Chandela Dynasty, 9th - 10th Century
1969.228CCCC0
Leaf from a Jain Manuscript: Kalpa-sutra (verso)
Western India, Gujarat, Pralanpur
1971.118.1.bCCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Parshva
Central India
1961.419SandstoneOverall: 160.7 x 67 cm (63 1/4 x 26 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1967.244Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 14.7 x 9.8 cm (5 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 38.8 x 26.3 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
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©
Page from a Jain manuscript
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
Painting from a Kalpa-sutra: Queen Trishala Reclining
Western India, Gujarat
1925.1340Gum tempera and gold on paper; 18th century gold flecked borderImage: 9.5 x 6.8 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.); Overall: 22.2 x 16.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Southern Myanmar (Burma), Pegu or northwestern Thailand
1987.154Gold repousséOverall: 13.8 x 5.7 cm (5 7/16 x 2 1/4 in.)Gift of Maxine and Morris StoneCCCC0
Blessed Lord Buddha
Sri Lanka
1949.152Gum tempera on paper, varnishedOverall: 57.8 x 48.3 cm (22 3/4 x 19 in.)Gift of Dr. Obeysekera UkwattageCCCC0
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
Birth of Mahavira, folio 40 (verso) from a Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat
1976.27.bGum 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
Painting from a Kalpa-sutra: Indra Praises the Embryo of Mahavira in the...
Western India, Gujarat
1925.1339Gum tempera and gold on paper; 18th century gold flecked paper borderImage: 9.5 x 6.8 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.); Overall: 22.3 x 17.7 cm (8 3/4 x 6 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bodhisattva of Compassion as Lokeshvara the Sky Flyer (Khasarpana)
Eastern India, Bihar, Pala dynasty, reign of Ramapala
1991.155Kaolinite with traces of pigmentOverall: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
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
Shvetambara Jain Teacher Giving Instruction
possibly by Sahib Ram (Indian, active 1745–1803)
2018.171Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 20 x 27.9 cm (7 7/8 x 11 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Buddhist Temple, Kalani
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876–1895)
2018.38Albumen print from glass plate negativeImage: 21.5 x 27.7 cm (8 7/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Paper: 21.5 x 27.7 cm (8 7/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Mounted: 29 x 37 cm (11 7/16 x 14 9/16 in.)Gift of Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Barbara TimmerCCCC0
Kammavacha: Buddhist Ordination Text
Myanmar
1945.172Cover: lacquer, gilding, and glass appliqué on wood; leaves: lacquer and gilding on clothCover: 13.1 cm (5 3/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Buddhist Manuscript
Sri Lanka
1949.227Covers: Gum tempera on wood; pages: charcoal on palm leavesOverall: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)Educational 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
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
The Paranirvana of Buddha, Gal Vihara, Polonnaruva, Ceylon
Joseph Lawton (British, d. 1874)
1976.156Albumen printImage: 21.4 x 28.2 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/8 in.); Matted: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)Gift of Louise S. RichardsCCCC0
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
Leaf from a Jain Manuscript: The Story of Kalakacharya: Text (recto)
Western India, Gujarat, Pralanpur
1971.126.bGum 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
Leaf from a Jain Manuscript: Yoga-shastra: Jain monk with Disciple and...
Hemachandra (Indian)
1971.128.1.bGum 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
Seated Rishabha Enthroned, Folio 1 verso of a Yoga-shastra of Hemachandra
Hemachandra (Indian)
1971.128.2.aGum tempera and ink on palm leafOverall: 7.5 x 31.1 cm (2 15/16 x 12 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
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
Transfer of the Embryo, folio 13 from a Kalpa-sutra (recto)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur
17.2014.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 11.7 x 29.5 cm (4 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
Monk Preaching to a Disciple with a Lay Audience, folio 2 (recto) from a...
Pradyumnasuri (Indian)
1971.125.aGum 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
Jain Temple, Calcutta
A. W. A. Plâté Studio (Ceylonese)
2009.13Platinum printImage: 28.8 x 24.2 cm (11 5/16 x 9 1/2 in.); Paper: 28.8 x 24.2 cm (11 5/16 x 9 1/2 in.); Matted: 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in.)Jo Hershey Selden FundCCCC0
Festive Burmese in their best clothes stroll around the Great Golden...
Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, 1908–2004)
2012.317Gelatin silver printImage: 16.1 x 24.1 cm (6 5/16 x 9 1/2 in.); Paper: 16.1 x 24.1 cm (6 5/16 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift of George Stephanopoulos©
No image available
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
25.2014Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 12.3 x 30.6 cm (4 13/16 x 12 1/16 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
No image available
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
26.2014Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.3 x 30.6 cm (4 13/16 x 12 1/16 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
Rishabha, the First Jina
Central India, Chandela Dynasty, 9th - 10th Century
1969.228StoneOverall: 51.4 x 39.4 cm (20 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Leaf from a Jain Manuscript: Kalpa-sutra (verso)
Western India, Gujarat, Pralanpur
1971.118.1.bGum tempera and ink on palm leafOverall: 5.7 x 14 cm (2 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Corridor with Jina from the Marble Jain Temple at Ranakpur, Rajasthan
Rena Bass Forman (American, 1954–2011)
2000.83Gelatin silver print, tonedImage: 76.6 x 76.7 cm (30 3/16 x 30 3/16 in.); Mounted: 101.8 x 81.5 cm (40 1/16 x 32 1/16 in.); Matted: 101.6 x 106.7 cm (40 x 42 in.)John L. Severance Fund©