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Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
attributed to Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295CCCC0
Man Overboard (Drowning Man)
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1990.124©
Parshva
Central India, 9th century
1961.419CCCC0
Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1930.331CCCC0
Gateway Bracket
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1971.15CCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1961.44CCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119CCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger)
India, Mughal
1985.119.aCCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger): Sheath
India, Mughal
1985.119.bCCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
Vishnu Riding on Garuda
Eastern India, Bihar
1961.46CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
Ganesha
South India, Medieval period, Chola dynasty
1970.62CCCC0
Libation Cup
India, Maurya-Sunga period
2001.2CCCC0
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period
1935.146CCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88CCCC0
Serpent Deity (Naga)
Mrinalini Mukherjee (Indian, 1949-2015)
2016.544©
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 42 from the Kitab-i Nauras (Book of Nine...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284CCCC0
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 42 from the Kitab-i Nauras (Book of Nine...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284.aCCCC0
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 36 from the Kitab-i Nauras of Sultan Ibrahim...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284.bCCCC0
Anthropomorph
India, Bronze Age
2004.31CCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574-1612)
Nur Muhammad (Indian, active c. 1580-1630)
1987.1100CCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966CCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167CCCC0
Monkey General Hanuman
South India, Chola period
1980.26CCCC0
Head of a Bodhisattva
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1984.220CCCC0
Trident with Shiva as Half-Woman (Ardhanarishvara)
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1969.117CCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501CCCC0
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar
South India, late Chola Period
1973.187CCCC0
Court Lady Pouring Wine
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.348.aCCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967CCCC0
Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Mathura, Kshatrapa period
1968.104CCCC0
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.661CCCC0
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63CCCC0
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
attributed to Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324CCCC0
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
attributed to Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328CCCC0
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.14CCCC0
A Guardian of Shiva
Southwestern India, Karnataka
1964.369CCCC0
The dream of Zulaykha, from the Amber Album
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.332CCCC0
Portrait of Murad Bakhsh (1624–1661)
attributed to Balchand (Indian, active 1595-c. 1650)
2013.327CCCC0
Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145CCCC0
Mary ascends the stairs to the temple, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.9.aCCCC0
The Flowering of Joseph's Rod, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.11.bCCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.aCCCC0
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.24.bCCCC0
The Adoration of the Shepherds, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.30.aCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bCCCC0
Simeon Kneels in Front of Mary and Jesus After Recognizing Them, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.40.aCCCC0
John the Baptist recognizes Christ by the appearance of a dove, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.50.bCCCC0
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aCCCC0
Jesus being awakened during a tempest on the Sea of Galilee, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.77.aCCCC0
Mary Magdalene presents ointment to Jesus, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.102.bCCCC0
Salome Receiving John the Baptist's Head on a Platter, from a Mirror of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.112.bCCCC0
Jesus writes on the ground, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.130.bCCCC0
Jesus being portrayed by King Abgar’s painter, from a Mir’at al-quds of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.143.aCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aCCCC0
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School, 19th century
1972.285CCCC0
Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines: Ashtasahasrika...
India, Bihar, Vikramashila Monastery
1938.301.1CCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period
1963.504CCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44CCCC0
Portrait of Sardar Singh (Son of Savant Singh, 1730–68)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh
2001.122CCCC0
Female torso
Northeastern India, Pala dynasty
2011.146CCCC0
Section of a Coping Rail
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1972.366CCCC0
Jahangir
India, Mughal, early 17th century
1944.496CCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287CCCC0
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352CCCC0
Royal Woman Holding a Flower
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.194CCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya period
1977.36CCCC0
Nanda and the Elders in Council with the Cowherds, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.192CCCC0
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
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76CCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century) and 1 other
1947.502CCCC0
Five Poses of Krishna Making Love, from a Bikaner Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.187CCCC0
Ascetic Princess with Snakes in a Wilderness: Asavari Ragini, from a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.190CCCC0
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369CCCC0
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70CCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): First night: Khujasta kills the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.8.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The monkey slain,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.33.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The hunter throws...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The hunter offers...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: The parrot...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.43.aCCCC0
A page from the Rasikapriya of Kesava Das
Central India, Malwa
2018.124CCCC0
Coin
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.227CCCC0
Coin: Havishka (obverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.227.aCCCC0
Coin: Havishka (reverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.227.bCCCC0
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.299CCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349CCCC0
Krishna Returns with the Cowherds to Braj, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Uttarakhand, probably Garhwal
1971.301CCCC0
Rao Shiv Singh Chandrawat
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar
2018.196CCCC0
Goddess Mahabhairavi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47CCCC0
Maharaja Shri Anand Singh-ji and His Consort
Ustad Murad (Indian, active 1700s)
2018.195CCCC0
A marbled picture of Rustam catching Rakhsh
attributed to Shafi (Indian, active about 1650)
2013.286CCCC0
Agra. Diwan-i-Chas
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.214CCCC0
Goddess Mangala, from a Devi Series
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer
2018.154CCCC0
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282CCCC0
Hunting with Falcons in a Landscape (recto)
attributed to Abd al-Samad (Persian, c. 1510–1600)
2013.292.aCCCC0
Shiva and Parvati
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1961.94CCCC0
Malavi Ragini, from a Ragamala series
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
2018.139CCCC0
Shri Raga, from a Ragamala (Garland of Melodies)
Nasiruddin (Indian, active 1679–1700)
2018.193CCCC0
Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.226CCCC0
Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I (obverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.226.aCCCC0
Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I (reverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.226.bCCCC0
Coin of Kushan King Vima Kadphises
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.225CCCC0
Vima Kadphises (reverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.225.bCCCC0
Padmapani Lokeshvara Seated on the Rock
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.20CCCC0
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344CCCC0
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1962.47CCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314CCCC0
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
Gwalior. Urwai
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.218CCCC0
Fertility worship of Krishna
India, Himachal Pradesh, Mandi
2018.97CCCC0
Two Elephants in Combat
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kota
2018.178CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northeastern India or Nepal, Gupta/Licchavi period
1968.40CCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18CCCC0
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
Worship of Shri Nathji as the Bridegroom
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kota
2018.181CCCC0
A European Lady holding a bottle and cup
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
2018.143CCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
Sinhalese Man
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876-1895) and 1 other
2018.221CCCC0
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.250CCCC0
Birth of the Buddha
Northeastern India, Bengal, Pala dynasty
1959.349CCCC0
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.298CCCC0
Necklace Beads in the Form of Fish
India, Shunga Period
1973.39CCCC0
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir, early 8th Century
1965.557CCCC0
Women playing at cross-dressing
India, Golconda, Deccan, 17th century
2013.290CCCC0
Agra. The Fort
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.215CCCC0
Dead Leopard
India, 19th century
2018.224CCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1939.66CCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237CCCC0
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.190CCCC0
Darjeeling. Kinchinjunga and the Snows from Kutcherry Hill
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.216CCCC0
Maharana Jawan Singh (r. 1828-38) in a forest holding a hawk
possibly by Ghasi (Indian, active c. 1820-36)
2018.149CCCC0
Man's morning coat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1936.443CCCC0
An ambassador before Humayun
attributed to Miskin (Indian, active 1570s–c. 1604)
2013.320CCCC0
Manorath Painting
Khubiram Gopilal (Indian, 1891-1970)
2018.213©
Group Taken at Nortekande Bungalow
India, 19th century
2018.223CCCC0
Male Fertility Divinity, Possibly Shiva
Northern India, possibly Mathura, Kushan period
1986.71CCCC0
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.472CCCC0
Raja Dalip Singh of Guler on a Dais
India, Himachal Pradesh, Bilaspur
1960.49CCCC0
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944) and 1 other
1996.323©
Plate with a Scene of Revelry
Northwestern India, possibly Tanesara Mahadeva, Gupta period
1972.71CCCC0
Shri Raga
India, Rajasthan, Mewar, 17th century
1931.451CCCC0
Shiva Saint: Manikkavachakar
South India, Tamil Nadu, 12th-13th century
1967.148CCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45CCCC0
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312CCCC0
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1996.322©
Veneration of the Buddha as a Fiery Pillar
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1943.72CCCC0
Brahma
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century
2007.155CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Mahmud ibn Ishaq al-Shahabi (Persian, active mid- to late 1500s) and 1 other
2013.347CCCC0
The First Adventure of the White Horse, Page from the Khan Khanan's Razm...
India, Subimperial Mughal school, 17th century
1964.52CCCC0
Shiva as Lord of Music
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1971.117CCCC0
Female Attendants
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35CCCC0
Female Attendant Bearing a Lotus
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35.1CCCC0
Female Attendant Bearing Fly-Whisk (Chauri)
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35.2CCCC0
Drawing of an Elephant
India, Mughal School, early 18th Century
1969.65CCCC0
Vishnu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.2CCCC0
Portrait of the Aged Akbar
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.78CCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha meeting
India, Provincial Mughal, Lucknow, 18th century
1939.164CCCC0
Falcon
India, Pahari, probably Jammu, 18th century
1968.42CCCC0
Olive Press Portfolio I: Night Haul
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944) and 1 other
2009.258.5©
Krishna Under a Canopy
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Raghogarh
2018.184CCCC0
Woolen carpet with millefleurs decoration
India, Mughal, Kashmir, 17th century
1936.17CCCC0
Ravana Shaking Mount Kailasa
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Chandela Dynasty, 8th century
1971.173CCCC0
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval Period, Pala Dynasty, 7th-8th Century
1973.73CCCC0
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346CCCC0
Head of a Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Shunga Period
1962.45CCCC0
A blindfolded suitor is brought before a princess (recto)
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.343.aCCCC0
Devi enshrined and holding the tongue of a demon
India, Sirohi or North Deccan
2018.200CCCC0
Portrait of a Woman
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1987.1110CCCC0
Shiva and Devi on Gajasura's Hide
India, Pahari Hills, Basohli school, 17th century
1952.587CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278CCCC0
Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1969.34CCCC0
No image available
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2019.185CCCC0
Lion
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1952.514CCCC0
Khanjar dagger
India, 17th century
1930.708CCCC0
Seated Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1941.94CCCC0
Radha’s Confidante Brings Her to Krishna, Based on Poetry of Bihari ...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
2018.172CCCC0
Women enjoying the river at the forest’s edge
style of Hunhar II (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.351CCCC0
Krishna and Consort on a Palace Balcony with Musicians: Vukharo...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.179CCCC0
Rana Bhim Singh and Consort
attributed to Chokha (Indian, 1770-1830)
2018.150CCCC0
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77CCCC0
Prince Amar Singh as his own Mahout riding an Elephant
attributed to Mewar Stipple Master (Indian)
2018.140CCCC0
Durga Slaying Mahisha
India, Pahari, Sirmur, 19th century
1955.667CCCC0
Olive Press Portfolio II: Reflections
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944) and 1 other
2013.471.8©
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1955.48CCCC0
Krishna and Radha Quarreling: Shatha Nayaka, from a Rasikapriya
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bundi
2018.158CCCC0
Lovers Embracing
India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner, Mughal Dynasty
1971.91CCCC0
Footed Platter
India, Mughal Dynasty
1976.73CCCC0
Maharao Chattar Sal (reigned 1758–64) of Kota in a Palanquin
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kota
1989.344CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
attributed to Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, laid down on an album page with cream borders decorated with gold flowers and geometric motifsGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Man Overboard (Drowning Man)
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1990.124WoodcutJohn L. Severance Fund©
Parshva
Central India, 9th century
1961.419SandstoneOverall: 160.7 x 67 cm (63 1/4 x 26 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A royal ram with a gold chain
India, Mughal
2013.298Opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
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
Corner Railing Pillar with Drinking Scenes, Yakshis, and Musicians
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1977.34Red sandstoneOverall: 80 cm (31 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A floral fantasy of animals and birds (Waq-waq)
India, Mughal
2013.319Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 37.6 x 26.6 cm (14 13/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Gateway Bracket
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1971.15SandstoneOverall: 73.9 x 57.2 cm (29 1/8 x 22 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tulwar sword
India
1919.54Iron with gold inlay; steel bladeOverall: 81.3 cm (32 in.); Blade: 70.5 cm (27 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance©
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1961.44Gold on blue glassOverall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Section of Monolithic Railing with Bather and Lotus Medallions
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.71Red sandstoneOverall: 53.3 x 45.8 cm (21 x 18 1/16 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
Katar (Stabbing Dagger)
India, Mughal
1985.119.aSteel blade, iron and gold handleOverall: 45.6 x 8.2 cm (17 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)Gift of Morris and Eleanor EverettCCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger): Sheath
India, Mughal
1985.119.bVelvetOverall: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of Morris and Eleanor EverettCCCC0
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
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 5.4 x 3.7 cm (2 1/8 x 1 7/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
Ganesha
South India, Medieval period, Chola dynasty
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
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
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period
1935.146Chloritic schistOverall: 94 cm (37 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Portrait of Alamgir (r. 1658-1707)
India, Mughal
1944.498Opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 7.9 x 5.3 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Serpent Deity (Naga)
Mrinalini Mukherjee (Indian, 1949-2015)
2016.544Rope and hemp fibersOverall: 127 x 63.5 cm (50 x 25 in.)Gift of Phyllis Granoff©
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
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 42 from the Kitab-i Nauras (Book of Nine...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284.aInk with two-tone gold on paper, double-sidedPage: 20.6 x 11 cm (8 1/8 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
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 36 from the Kitab-i Nauras of Sultan Ibrahim...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284.bInk with two-tone gold on paper, double-sidedPage: 20.6 x 11 cm (8 1/8 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
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
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
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
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 23.4 x 14.6 cm (9 3/16 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Monkey General Hanuman
South India, Chola period
1980.26BronzeOverall: 58.4 cm (23 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Head of a Bodhisattva
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1984.220Red sandstoneOverall: 50.8 x 25.4 cm (20 x 10 in.)Gift of Robert H. Ellsworth in memory of Christian HumanCCCC0
Trident with Shiva as Half-Woman (Ardhanarishvara)
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1969.117BronzeOverall: 39.6 cm (15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Battle between Manuchihr and Tur, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of...
India, Mughal, 17th century
1945.171Opaque watercolor, 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
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Transfer of the Embryo of Mahavira, from a Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119.5Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
King Siddhartha and Queen Trishala with the Dream Diviners, from a Kalpa...
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119.9Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
A Group of Women in Ecstasy Before Madhava, from a Madhavanala Kamakandala
India, Bilaspur
2018.91Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 21.7 x 31 cm (8 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.); Image: 19.1 x 28.3 cm (7 1/2 x 11 1/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 18.3 x 12.1 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.); Overall: 37.3 x 25.4 cm (14 11/16 x 10 in.)Gift of Herbert F. LeisyCCCC0
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar
South India, late Chola Period
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
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
Court Lady Pouring Wine
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.348.aGum tempera and gold on paperPainting: 20.6 x 14.6 cm (8 1/8 x 5 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
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 9.5 x 7.4 cm (3 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Mathura, Kshatrapa period
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
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
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.661SandstoneOverall: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A page from a Ragamala series: Asavari Ragini
India, Sirohi
2018.199Color on paperPage: 22.2 x 16.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.); Miniature: 18.4 x 13.3 cm (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
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
Prince Mathu Singh on a blue horse
India, Jatoli
2018.164Color on paperPage: 27.7 x 23.8 cm (10 7/8 x 9 3/8 in.); Miniature: 21.9 x 18.1 cm (8 5/8 x 7 1/8 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 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
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
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
attributed to Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 41 x 32.7 cm (16 1/8 x 12 7/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Husain Ali Khan Entertaining His Brothers (The Sayyid Brothers)
India, Mughal Dynasty
2013.334Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 30.8 x 30.5 cm (12 1/8 x 12 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Female Figure, Probably a Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Shunga Period
1973.24TerracottaOverall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of Eleanor and Morris EverettCCCC0
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
attributed to Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 36.7 x 25.4 cm (14 7/16 x 10 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.14Bronze with silver overlay and opaque watercolorOverall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.); Base: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A Rathor Noble Visiting a Digambara holy man at a Vishnu Shrine,...
India, Marwar
2018.202Color 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
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
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
A mendicant bowing before a holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
2013.296Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 32.7 x 21.1 cm (12 7/8 x 8 5/16 in.); Painting: 13.6 x 7.5 cm (5 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Shiva and His Followers Approach Mount Kailash, from a Romance of...
Eastern India, Odisha
2018.175Opaque watercolor 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
The dream of Zulaykha, from the Amber Album
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.332Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, pink and blue borders decorated with gold foliate motifs, text on versoPage: 32 x 24.4 cm (12 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Sudhana and the Rishi Bhishmottaranirgosha: Folio 94 (recto), from a...
Eastern India, Pala period
1955.49.2.aInk and color on palm leavesAverage: 4.2 x 52.4 cm (1 5/8 x 20 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portrait of Murad Bakhsh (1624–1661)
attributed to Balchand (Indian, active 1595-c. 1650)
2013.327Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 28.4 x 25.7 cm (11 3/16 x 10 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
Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.14524 full size illustrations with 160 folios of text: ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 26.1 x 15.4 cm (10 1/4 x 6 1/16 in.); Mounted: 36.5 x 26.5 cm (14 3/8 x 10 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary ascends the stairs to the temple, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.9.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.5 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Flowering of Joseph's Rod, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.11.bOpaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.1 cm (10 5/16 x 5 15/16 in.); Image: 19.5 x 9.5 cm (7 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.4 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.24.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Adoration of the Shepherds, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.30.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 20 x 11.2 cm (7 7/8 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Magi Follow the Star, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
attributed to Payag (Indian)
2005.145.34.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.6 x 10.9 cm (8 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 22.7 x 12.2 cm (8 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Simeon Kneels in Front of Mary and Jesus After Recognizing Them, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.40.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 21.4 x 12.6 cm (8 7/16 x 4 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
John the Baptist recognizes Christ by the appearance of a dove, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.50.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 22.5 x 10.9 cm (8 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 11.3 cm (8 1/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus being awakened during a tempest on the Sea of Galilee, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.77.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary Magdalene presents ointment to Jesus, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.102.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.4 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 10.3 cm (8 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Salome Receiving John the Baptist's Head on a Platter, from a Mirror of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.112.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.4 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 19.8 x 11.2 cm (7 13/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus writes on the ground, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.130.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.5 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 21 x 11.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus being portrayed by King Abgar’s painter, from a Mir’at al-quds of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.143.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.3 cm (10 5/16 x 6 in.); Image: 22.3 x 13.3 cm (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School, 19th century
1972.285Opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 38.5 x 28.6 cm (15 3/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines: Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita
India, Bihar, Vikramashila Monastery
1938.301Gum tempera and ink on wood and palm leavesOverall: 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
Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines: Ashtasahasrika...
India, Bihar, Vikramashila Monastery
1938.301.1Palm-leaf pages, wooden covers; ink and color on palm leavesOverall: 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
Nur Jahan, holding a portrait of Emperor Jahangir
Bishandas (Indian)
2013.325Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 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
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period
1963.504SandstoneOverall: 30.6 x 16.6 cm (12 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44Plum-colored sandstoneOverall: 55.9 x 66 cm (22 x 26 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A pair of Brahminy ducks
India, Mughal, 16th century
2013.299Opaque watercolor on paper, mounted with later pink and blue bordersPage: 28.3 x 19.8 cm (11 1/8 x 7 13/16 in.); Painting: 8.6 x 4.5 cm (3 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Portrait of Sardar Singh (Son of Savant Singh, 1730–68)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh
2001.122Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 27.9 x 21.9 cm (11 x 8 5/8 in.); Overall: 34.6 x 26.6 cm (13 5/8 x 10 1/2 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Jain Manuscript: Colophon page of a Kalpa-sutra and The...
Devachandra (Indian)
1971.118.7Gum tempera and ink on palm leafOverall: 4.7 x 35.6 cm (1 7/8 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Female torso
Northeastern India, Pala dynasty
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
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
A princess reclining on a terrace with attendants
India, Mughal, 18th century
2013.338Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 20.6 x 30.6 cm (8 1/8 x 12 1/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Jahangir
India, Mughal, early 17th century
1944.496Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 4.8 x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Krishna sporting with the gopis in the Jumna River, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India
1971.171Gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 16.5 x 22.2 cm (6 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin N. HaasCCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287GlassOverall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, yellow borders with gold flower headsPage: 26.1 x 37.4 cm (10 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Posthumous portrait of Emperor Jahangir under a canopy (recto);...
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.329Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, borders with floral motifs in colors and gold (recto); black ink on marbled paper, a Persian quatrain in calligraphy (verso)Page: 35.2 x 22.1 cm (13 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A feast for Babur hosted by his half-brother Jahangir Mirza in Ghazni in...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
2013.300Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, double-sided: text on versoPage: 28 x 18.1 cm (11 x 7 1/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
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
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
Ringstone
India, Maurya period
1977.36SteatiteDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76Opaque watercolor, 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
A mounted prince hunting lion in a rocky landscape
Khem Karan (Indian)
2013.310Opaque watercolor on paperPage: 33 x 22.2 cm (13 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A prince conversing with a woman while taking refreshments on a terrace ...
India, Mughal, 18th century
2013.335Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, blue and buff borders (recto); ink on paper, script from Sadi's Bustan (verso)Page: 30.5 x 24.1 cm (12 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century) and 1 other
1947.502Opaque watercolor, 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
Mughal ruler Humayun defeating the Afghans before reconquering India,...
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1971.77Opaque watercolor, 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
Alamshah cleaving asunder the chain of the wheel, from volume 11 of a...
India, Mughal, 16th century, made for Akbar
1976.74Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on cotton and paperPage: 83.7 x 67 cm (32 15/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Babur meeting with Sultan Ali Mirza at the Kohik River, from a Babur...
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1971.85Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 28 x 16.5 cm (11 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 41 x 27.1 cm (16 1/8 x 10 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
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
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369SchistOverall: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
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
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): First night: Khujasta kills the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.8.aOpaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperPage: 19.9 x 14.2 cm (7 13/16 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting: 12.9 x 10.5 cm (5 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The parrot mother...
Daswanth (Indian)
1962.279.32.aOpaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The monkey slain,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.33.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The hunter throws...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.); Painting: 10.6 x 10.2 cm (4 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The hunter offers...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bOpaque watercolor, ink and and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.); Painting: 10.2 x 10.7 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: The parrot...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.43.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-fifth night: The Brahman...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.231.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-fifth night: The...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.232.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-fifth night: The son of...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.234.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-fifth night: The...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.236.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
A page from the Rasikapriya of Kesava Das
Central India, Malwa
2018.124Color 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 page from a Bhagavata Purana series: A Brahmin gives Krishna the...
Central India, Malwa
2018.133Color 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
Maharana Ari Singh (c. 1761-73) and his consort on a terrace
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
2018.147Color 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
Pendant in the Shape of a Fish-Tailed Elephant
India, Shunga Period
1973.63GoldJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Coin
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.227GoldDiameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Coin: Havishka (obverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.227.aGoldDiameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Coin: Havishka (reverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.227.bGoldDiameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.299Bronze with repoussé and chased designsDiameter: 1.8 x 6.9 cm (11/16 x 2 11/16 in.); Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 31.1 x 26.2 cm (12 1/4 x 10 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Krishna Returns with the Cowherds to Braj, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Uttarakhand, probably Garhwal
1971.301Opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 22 x 33 cm (8 11/16 x 13 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
Rao Shiv Singh Chandrawat
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar
2018.196Opaque watercolor and gold on paperMiniature: 31.8 x 22.2 cm (12 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Goddess Mahabhairavi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47BronzeOverall: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
A marbled picture of Rustam catching Rakhsh
attributed to Shafi (Indian, active about 1650)
2013.286Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 37.2 x 21 cm (14 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Agra. Diwan-i-Chas
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.214PhotochromImage: 20.3 x 26.5 cm (8 x 10 7/16 in.); Paper: 20.3 x 26.5 cm (8 x 10 7/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Goddess Mangala, from a Devi Series
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer
2018.154Color on paperMiniature: 24.8 x 21 cm (9 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 28.8 x 18.6 cm (11 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.); Painting: 14.5 x 11 cm (5 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Akbar and Jahangir Examine a Ghir Falcon while Prince Khusrau Stands Behind
India, Mughal, early 17th century
2013.317Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, gold foliate bordersPage: 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
Hunting with falcons in a landscape; Verso: Calligraphy of Chaghatai...
attributed to Abd al-Samad (Persian, c. 1510–1600)
2013.292Opaque watercolor on paper (recto); ink on paper (verso)Page: 35.7 x 24.3 cm (14 1/16 x 9 9/16 in.); Painting: 21.5 x 13 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Hunting with Falcons in a Landscape (recto)
attributed to Abd al-Samad (Persian, c. 1510–1600)
2013.292.aOpaque watercolor on paper (recto)Page: 35.7 x 24.3 cm (14 1/16 x 9 9/16 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
Shiva and Parvati
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
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
Malavi Ragini, from a Ragamala series
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
2018.139Color on paperPage: 37.5 x 29.2 cm (14 3/4 x 11 1/2 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
Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.226GoldOverall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I (obverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.226.aGoldOverall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I (reverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.226.bGoldOverall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Coin of Kushan King Vima Kadphises
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.225GoldDiameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Vima Kadphises (reverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.225.bGoldDiameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Padmapani Lokeshvara Seated on the Rock
India, Kashmir, 8th century
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
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344Opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
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
Double sided leaf from a Rasikapriya series
Central India, Malwa
2018.125Color 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
Gunakari Ragini, from Ragamala series; Two ladies examine a bush growing...
Central India, Malwa
2018.130Page: 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
Shri Raga, from a Ragamala series; Three musicians perform before a noble
Central India, Malwa
2018.131Color 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
The Goddess Annihilates the Demon Raktabija, from a Devi-Mahatmya
Central India, 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
Maharana Jagat Singh dressed as a Bhil, hunting deer at night
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
2018.146Color on paperPage: 17.2 x 24.8 cm (6 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paper, text on versoPage: 36.7 x 24.4 cm (14 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
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
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
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
Two Elephants in Combat
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, 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
A page from a Rasikapriya series: Krishna and Radha and the Sakhis with...
Central India, Malwa
2018.132Color 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
From a series of female portraits: A lady at a jharoka window holding a...
India, Rajasthan, Sawar
2018.182Color 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
A page from a Ramayana: Vamana avatar of Vishnu (Trivikrama)
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
2018.142Ink on paperPurchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northeastern India or Nepal, Gupta/Licchavi period
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
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
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
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
Worship of Shri Nathji as the Bridegroom
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kota
2018.181Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A European Lady holding a bottle and cup
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
2018.143Color on paperMiniature: 45.5 x 30.3 cm (17 15/16 x 11 15/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper, text on versoPage: 38.4 x 25.2 cm (15 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.); Painting: 33.3 x 21.1 cm (13 1/8 x 8 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A prince celebrating Holi with palace women on a terrace at night (recto...
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342Opaque watercolor and gold on paper (recto); ink on paper, four lines of Persian poetry (verso)Page: 28.2 x 20.2 cm (11 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
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
Jai Singh’s elephant Pakhrao, gone amuck and catches a horse by the tail
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
2018.137Color 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
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.250Red sandstoneOverall: 70.5 x 17.5 cm (27 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Birth of the Buddha
Northeastern India, Bengal, Pala dynasty
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
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.298Bronze with repoussé and chased designsDiameter: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.); Overall: 6.5 x 1.8 cm (2 9/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Necklace Beads in the Form of Fish
India, Shunga Period
1973.39Gold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir, early 8th Century
1965.557BrassOverall: 50.4 cm (19 13/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
A page from a Ramayana: A night scene of Rama, Lakshman and Sita before...
Central India, Malwa
2018.129Color on paperPage: 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
A page from Rasikapriya of Kesava Das: Krishna and the Gopas Dive into a...
Central India, Malwa
2018.126Color 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
Page from a Bhagavata Purana: Krishna quells the Snake demon, Kaliya
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
2018.141Ink and color 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
Women playing at cross-dressing
India, Golconda, Deccan, 17th century
2013.290Ink heightened with colors on paperPage: 33.5 x 26.7 cm (13 3/16 x 10 1/2 in.); Painting: 23.6 x 16 cm (9 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Agra. The Fort
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.215PhotochromImage: 20.4 x 26.5 cm (8 1/16 x 10 7/16 in.); Paper: 20.4 x 26.5 cm (8 1/16 x 10 7/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Dead Leopard
India, 19th century
2018.224Albumen printImage: 13.1 x 18.4 cm (5 3/16 x 7 1/4 in.); Paper: 15.1 x 20.2 cm (5 15/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Mounted: 16.1 x 21.3 cm (6 5/16 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Equestrian Raj Singh II, son of Pratap Singh (r. 1752-55)
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
2018.148Color on paper40 x 28 cm (15 3/4 x 11 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)
1939.66Opaque watercolor 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
A page from a Ragamala series: Lalita Ragini
Central India, Malwa
2018.123Color 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
A page from a Bhagavata Purana: After Krishna bound Rukma (Rukmini’s...
Central India, Malwa
2018.127Color 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
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mr. and Mrs. Michael de HavenonCCCC0
Pair of Pendants in the Shape of an Auspicious Symbol
India, Shunga Period
1973.61GoldJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Bed cover with floral medallion pattern
India, Deccan
1916.1359Plain weave, quilted: cotton; embroidery, couched laid work: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 251.5 x 330.2 cm (99 x 130 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Maharana Jawan Singh (r. 1828-38) in a forest holding a hawk
possibly by Ghasi (Indian, active c. 1820-36)
2018.149Color 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
Maharaja Sangram Singh and his court observe a fight between tigers and...
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
2018.145Color on paperPainting: 48.3 x 53.4 cm (19 x 21 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Man's morning coat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1936.443Tabby weave, resist-dyed (mordant resist and batik); cotton and applied gold leafOverall: 142 x 172 cm (55 7/8 x 67 11/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
An ambassador before Humayun
attributed to Miskin (Indian, active 1570s–c. 1604)
2013.320Opaque watercolor with gold on paperPainting: 20.9 x 11.7 cm (8 1/4 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Manorath Painting
Khubiram Gopilal (Indian, 1891-1970)
2018.213Opaque watercolor, gold and photographic cut-outs 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©
Group Taken at Nortekande Bungalow
India, 19th century
2018.223Albumen printImage: 19.6 x 15 cm (7 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Paper: 19.6 x 15 cm (7 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Krishna Lifts Mount Govardhan, from a Bhagavata Purana
Central India, Malwa
2018.134Color 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
Desavarari Ragini, from a Ragamala series: A lady and two attendants in...
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school
2018.138Color on paperPage: 38.1 x 28.9 cm (15 x 11 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Male Fertility Divinity, Possibly Shiva
Northern India, possibly Mathura, Kushan period
1986.71TerracottaOverall: 17.3 cm (6 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
A princess on a terrace with attendants at night (recto); Calligraphy ...
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.341Opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); ink on paper, six lines of Persian poetry (verso)Miniature: 25.4 x 19.7 cm (10 x 7 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.472Red sandstoneOverall: 55.8 cm (21 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Raja Dalip Singh of Guler on a Dais
India, Himachal Pradesh, Bilaspur
1960.49Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 22.7 x 15.3 cm (8 15/16 x 6 in.); Overall: 27.1 x 19.8 cm (10 11/16 x 7 13/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944) and 1 other
1996.323Color woodcutSheet: 70.6 x 52 cm (27 13/16 x 20 1/2 in.); Image: 61 x 44.5 cm (24 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland©
Plate with a Scene of Revelry
Northwestern India, possibly Tanesara Mahadeva, Gupta period
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
Shri Raga
India, Rajasthan, Mewar, 17th century
1931.451Opaque watercolor 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
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
Page of disasters, from the Tarikh-i Alfi (History of the Thousand [Years])
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1932.36.aInk and color on paperOverall: 41 x 22.6 cm (16 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312Opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1996.322Acrylic and watercolor over graphite; framing lines in graphite (ruled)Sheet: 76.2 x 56.2 cm (30 x 22 1/8 in.); Image: 60.7 x 44.2 cm (23 7/8 x 17 3/8 in.)Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland©
Veneration of the Buddha as a Fiery Pillar
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1943.72LimestoneOverall: 59 cm (23 1/4 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
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Mahmud ibn Ishaq al-Shahabi (Persian, active mid- to late 1500s) and 1 other
2013.347Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper (recto); ink and opaque watercolor with gold on paper (verso)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
A night scene of Shiva puja (recto); Calligraphy (verso)
Ahmad al-Husaini and 1 other
2013.350Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, wide borders of pink paper (recto); gold on blue paper, four lines of thuluth calligraphy (verso)Page: 28.2 x 24.1 cm (11 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
The First Adventure of the White Horse, Page from the Khan Khanan's Razm...
India, Subimperial Mughal school, 17th century
1964.52Ink and color on paperOverall: 38 x 22.4 cm (14 15/16 x 8 13/16 in.)James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Akbar supervising the capture of wild elephants at Malwa in 1564,...
attributed to 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
Shiva as Lord of Music
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
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
A woman mistakes a cow for the Angel of Death, from a Lights of Canopus ...
Mughal India, reign of Jahangir
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
Female Attendants
India, Kashmir, 8th century
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
Female Attendant Bearing a Lotus
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35.1IvoryOverall: 7.2 x 2.3 x 1.1 cm (2 13/16 x 7/8 x 7/16 in.); Base: 2.2 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Female Attendant Bearing Fly-Whisk (Chauri)
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35.2IvoryOverall: 7.8 x 2.3 x 1 cm (3 1/16 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.); Base: 2.2 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
Portrait of the Aged Akbar
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.78Opaque watercolor 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
Yusuf and Zulaykha meeting
India, Provincial Mughal, Lucknow, 18th century
1939.164Opaque watercolor, gold and ink 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
1968.42Opaque watercolor 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
Olive Press Portfolio I: Night Haul
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944) and 1 other
2009.258.5Color woodcutSheet: 63.5 x 87 cm (25 x 34 1/4 in.); Image: 56.6 x 82.6 cm (22 5/16 x 32 1/2 in.)Gift of Linda and Jack Lissauer in memory of Leland B. Emerson©
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
Woolen carpet with millefleurs decoration
India, Mughal, Kashmir, 17th century
1936.17Asymmetrical knot: pashmina (wool)Average: 292.7 x 248.9 cm (115 1/4 x 98 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval Period, Pala Dynasty, 7th-8th Century
1973.73Chloritic schistOverall: 83.8 cm (33 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346Painted and gilded wood with ivory veneers and inlay; 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
Head of a Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Shunga Period
1962.45Mottled red sandstoneOverall: 48.2 x 40 x 35.6 cm (19 x 15 3/4 x 14 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
A blindfolded suitor is brought before a princess (recto)
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.343.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paper (recto)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
Devi enshrined and holding the tongue of a demon
India, Sirohi or North Deccan
2018.200Color on paperPage: 35.6 x 26.7 cm (14 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Portrait of a Woman
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1987.1110Opaque watercolor 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
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
Timur distributes gifts from his grandson, the Prince of Multan, from a...
Shravana (Indian)
2012.301Opaque watercolor, 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
Babur receives booty and Humayun’s salute after the victory over Sultan...
India, Mughal court, made for Emperor Akbar
2013.308Opaque watercolor on paper, mounted on an album page with borders of gold-decorated cream 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
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
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278SandstoneOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1969.34SandstoneOverall: 33.4 x 95.3 x 11.3 cm (13 1/8 x 37 1/2 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
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
Lion
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1952.514SandstoneOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Khanjar dagger
India, 17th century
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
Seated Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1941.94SandstoneOverall: 63 x 58.5 cm (24 13/16 x 23 1/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
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
Women enjoying the river at the forest’s edge
style of Hunhar II (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.351Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, narrow border of gold foliate meander (recto and verso)Page: 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
Krishna and Consort on a Palace Balcony with Musicians: Vukharo...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.179Opaque watercolor, 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
Rana Bhim Singh and Consort
attributed to Chokha (Indian, 1770-1830)
2018.150Opaque watercolor, ink, 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
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77Ink and opaque watercolor 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
Prince Amar Singh as his own Mahout riding an Elephant
attributed to Mewar Stipple Master (Indian)
2018.140Color on paperPage: 26.8 x 40 cm (10 9/16 x 15 3/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Durga Slaying Mahisha
India, Pahari, Sirmur, 19th century
1955.667Color on paperImage: 15.8 x 25.3 cm (6 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.); Overall: 17.7 x 27.5 cm (6 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Olive Press Portfolio II: Reflections
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944) and 1 other
2013.471.8Color woodcutSheet: 90.9 x 62.3 cm (35 13/16 x 24 1/2 in.); Image: 83.2 x 55.9 cm (32 3/4 x 22 in.)Gift of Linda and Dr. Jack Lissauer in honor of Dr. Jane Glaubinger's 40th year at the Cleveland Museum of Art©
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1955.48Ink, color, 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
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
No image available
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
Lovers Embracing
India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner, Mughal Dynasty
1971.91Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 14.9 x 10.1 cm (5 7/8 x 4 in.); Overall: 24 x 16.8 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/8 in.); with mat: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Footed Platter
India, Mughal Dynasty
1976.73Nephrite (jade)Diameter: 41.1 cm (16 3/16 in.)Given in memory of Ambassador R. Henry NorwebCCCC0
Maharao Chattar Sal (reigned 1758–64) of Kota in a Palanquin
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kota
1989.344Color 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