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Location: 242B Indian Painting (31)
Parshva
Central India
1961.419CCCC0
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
Ravana’s sister Shurpanakha complains that Lakshmana cut off her nose...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, possibly Rajput Kingdom of Mandi, court of Sidh Sen (reigned 1684–1727)
2018.107CCCC0
Rama and Lakshmana Fighting Ravana, from a Dashavatara (Ten Incarnations...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Chamba, Court of Raj Singh (reigned 1764–94)
1953.357CCCC0
Sugriva challenges his brother Vali, King of the Forest Dwellers, to a...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Nurpur, Court of Dayadhata (reigned 1700–1735)
1973.103CCCC0
Folio 18 from a Chandana Malayagiri Varta (Story of King Chandana and...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kishangarh
1968.108CCCC0
Rama, Sita, and Lakshmana in the forest
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra, Court of Aniruddh Chand (reigned 1823–1833)
1989.332CCCC0
The birth of Rama and his brothers, from Chapter 17 of the Bala Kanda ...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra, Court of Aniruddh Chand (reigned 1823–33)
1953.13CCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237CCCC0
Feast where Vishnu decides he will incarnate as King Dasharatha’s sons,...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra
2018.121CCCC0
Sugriva
Southern India, Andhra Pradhesh
1975.73CCCC0
Battle of Ravana and Jatayu, from Chapters 50 and 51 of the Aranya Kanda...
Central India, Bundelkhand Region, Madhya Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Datia, Court of Raja Bir Singh Deo (reigned 1605–27)
2013.306CCCC0
Enthroned Rama and Sita receive homage from their monkey and bear Allies...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Nurpur
2018.117CCCC0
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
The royal priest Shatananda confirms that the four princesses of Mithila...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, possibly Rajput Kingdom of Chamba, court of Udai Singh (reigned 1690–1720)
2002.6CCCC0
Rama and Sita enthroned (recto), from a Kalighat album
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.134.aCCCC0
King Dasharatha sends his chief minister Sumantra to summon Rama, from...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, possibly Rajput Kingdom of Chamba, court of Udai Singh (reigned 1690–1720)
1996.361CCCC0
Khadgaroma, Son of Ravana
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh
2001.163CCCC0
Jatayu hinders Ravana’s chariot trying to prevent Sita’s abduction ...
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy (Indian, active late 1800s)
2003.111.aCCCC0
Das Avataras, Ten Incarnations of Vishnu (verso), from a Kalighat album
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy (Indian, active late 1800s)
2003.114.bCCCC0
Brahma
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.148CCCC0
Rama and Sita in the royal palace (recto), from a Kalighat album
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy (Indian, active late 1800s)
2003.156.aCCCC0
Rama and Lakshmana slay the demon giant Viradha, from Chapters 2 through...
Central India, Bundelkhand Region, Madhya Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Datia
2018.122CCCC0
Rama, Sita, and Lakshmana visit the hermitage of the sage Bharadvaja at...
Central India, Malwa Region, Madhya Pradesh
2018.129CCCC0
Queen Kaikeyi reminds King Dasharatha about the sacrifices of King Bali...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar, Court of Amar Singh II (reigned 1698–1710)
2018.142CCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88CCCC0
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period (1st century-320)
1962.47CCCC0
Rishabha, the First Jina
Central India, Chandela Dynasty, 9th - 10th Century
1969.228CCCC0
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
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
Ravana’s sister Shurpanakha complains that Lakshmana cut off her nose...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, possibly Rajput Kingdom of Mandi, court of Sidh Sen (reigned 1684–1727)
2018.107Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 21.6 x 31.8 cm (8 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.); Painting: 18.4 x 28.9 cm (7 1/4 x 11 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Rama and Lakshmana Fighting Ravana, from a Dashavatara (Ten Incarnations...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Chamba, Court of Raj Singh (reigned 1764–94)
1953.357Gum tempera and gold on paperPainting: 21.2 x 15.8 cm (8 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.); Overall: 26.8 x 19.4 cm (10 9/16 x 7 5/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Sugriva challenges his brother Vali, King of the Forest Dwellers, to a...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Nurpur, Court of Dayadhata (reigned 1700–1735)
1973.103Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting: 16.4 x 26.8 cm (6 7/16 x 10 9/16 in.); Overall: 20.7 x 31 cm (8 1/8 x 12 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Rama, Sita, and Lakshmana in the forest
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra, Court of Aniruddh Chand (reigned 1823–1833)
1989.332Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting: 21.5 x 15.1 cm (8 7/16 x 5 15/16 in.); Overall: 23.9 x 17.3 cm (9 7/16 x 6 13/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
The birth of Rama and his brothers, from Chapter 17 of the Bala Kanda ...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra, Court of Aniruddh Chand (reigned 1823–33)
1953.13Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting: 25.1 x 34 cm (9 7/8 x 13 3/8 in.); Overall: 29.9 x 38.5 cm (11 3/4 x 15 3/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 54.6 x 39 cm (21 1/2 x 15 3/8 in.); Painting: 40.1 x 29.1 cm (15 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Michael de HavenonCCCC0
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
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
Battle of Ravana and Jatayu, from Chapters 50 and 51 of the Aranya Kanda...
Central India, Bundelkhand Region, Madhya Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Datia, Court of Raja Bir Singh Deo (reigned 1605–27)
2013.306Gum tempera and ink on paperPainting: 26.1 x 15.6 cm (10 1/4 x 6 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
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
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
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
The royal priest Shatananda confirms that the four princesses of Mithila...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, possibly Rajput Kingdom of Chamba, court of Udai Singh (reigned 1690–1720)
2002.6Gum tempera and ink on paperPainting: 18.5 x 28.7 cm (7 5/16 x 11 5/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 30.4 cm (7 7/8 x 11 15/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Jatayu hinders Ravana’s chariot, trying to prevent the abduction of Sita...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kalighat
2003.109.aGum tempera, graphite, and tin on paperPainting: 30.4 x 25.5 cm (11 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
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
King Dasharatha sends his chief minister Sumantra to summon Rama, from...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, possibly Rajput Kingdom of Chamba, court of Udai Singh (reigned 1690–1720)
1996.361Gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 22.5 x 32.7 cm (8 7/8 x 12 7/8 in.)Gift of Norman Zaworski in honor of Sherman and Ruth LeeCCCC0
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
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
Das Avataras, Ten Incarnations of Vishnu (verso), from a Kalighat album
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy (Indian, active late 1800s)
2003.114.bWoodcut, hand colored with gum temperaSecondary Support: 29.9 x 48.5 cm (11 3/4 x 19 1/8 in.); Painting only: 28.3 x 42.7 cm (11 1/8 x 16 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Queen Kaikeyi reminds King Dasharatha about the sacrifices of King Bali...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar, Court of Amar Singh II (reigned 1698–1710)
2018.142gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 38.2 cm (7 7/8 x 15 1/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase 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
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
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