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Culture: India, 6th-16th century (44)
Culture: India, 6th-16th century (44)
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502CCCC0
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
attributed to Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295CCCC0
Hunting with Falcons in a Landscape (recto)
attributed to Abd al-Samad (Persian, c. 1510–1600)
2013.292.aCCCC0
Calligraphy of Chaghatai Turkish Poems in Praise of Wine (verso)
Mirza Muhammad (probably Persian, active c. 1520s) and 1 other
2013.292.bCCCC0
Mother Goddess
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Gupta Period, 5th-6th Century
1970.12CCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.203.aCCCC0
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282CCCC0
River Goddess Ganga
Northern India, Mathura, Vardhama Period, 6th-7th Century
1966.119CCCC0
Akbar Mounting his Horse; page from the Chester Beatty Akbar Nama ...
attributed to Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century)
1939.65CCCC0
A prince visiting a holy man in a rocky landscape
India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.302CCCC0
A Prince Visiting a Holy Man in a Rocky Landscape
India, Mughal, 16th century
2013.302.aCCCC0
Calligraphy of a Pious Invocation in Rhyme
India, Mughal, 16th century
2013.302.bCCCC0
Fragment
India, 6th-16th century
1982.294CCCC0
Lovers parting, page from a book of fables
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303CCCC0
Lovers Parting, Page from a Book of Fables
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303.aCCCC0
Calligraphy: Preface to the Anvar-i Suhaili
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303.bCCCC0
Birth of Parshva to Queen Vama, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.20CCCC0
Serpents Protect Parshva from the Flood, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.21CCCC0
Dining Scene with European Elements
India, Subimperial, 16th century
1971.303CCCC0
Nanda and the Elders, page from a Bhagavata Purana
India, Mewar or Delhi/Agra region, pre-Mughal, 16th century
1960.53CCCC0
Tent Hanging (Part of a Larger Piece)
India, Gujarat, Ahmadabad, 16th-early 17th century
1953.474CCCC0
Page from the Prasnapradipa, a Hindu Astrology Text
Western India, 16th century
1933.500CCCC0
Page from the Prasnapradipa, a Hindu Astrology Text
Western India, 16th century
1933.500.1CCCC0
Page from the Prasnapradipa, a Hindu Astrology Text
Western India, 16th century
1933.500.1.aCCCC0
Page from the Prasnapradipa, a Hindu Astrology Text
Western India, 16th century
1933.500.1.bCCCC0
Page from the Prasnapradipa, a Hindu Astrology Text
Western India, 16th century
1933.500.2CCCC0
Page from the Prasnapradipa, a Hindu Astrology Text
Western India, 16th century
1933.500.2.aCCCC0
Page from the Prasnapradipa, a Hindu Astrology Text
Western India, 16th century
1933.500.2.bCCCC0
Leaf from a Jaina Manuscript
India, 15th-16th century
1933.501CCCC0
Leaf from a Jaina Manuscript
India, 15th-16th century
1933.501.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Jaina Manuscript
India, 15th-16th century
1933.501.bCCCC0
Fragment
India, Mughal Period, 16th - 17th century
1952.194CCCC0
Pages from a Jaina Manuscript
India, 15th-16th century
1933.504CCCC0
Page from a Jaina Manuscript
India, 15th-16th century
1933.504.1CCCC0
Page from a Jaina Manuscript
India, 15th-16th century
1933.504.1.aCCCC0
Page from a Jaina Manuscript
India, 15th-16th century
1933.504.1.bCCCC0
Page from a Jaina Manuscript
India, 15th-16th century
1933.504.2CCCC0
Page from a Jaina Manuscript
India, 15th-16th century
1933.504.2.aCCCC0
Page from a Jaina Manuscript
India, 15th-16th century
1933.504.2.bCCCC0
Fragment of a Carpet
India ? Iran ? Herat ?, 16th century
1927.374CCCC0
Bull and Elephant in Combat
South India or Ceylon, 16th-17th century
1962.242CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Vabhruvahana Approaches Arjuna, page from the Khan Khanan's Razm-nama
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century)
1960.44Ink and color with gold on paperOverall: 35 x 24 cm (13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502Opaque 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
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
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
Mother Goddess
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Gupta Period, 5th-6th Century
1970.12SchistOverall: 79.4 x 23.2 cm (31 1/4 x 9 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
The daughter of the merchant of Mazanderan asks the gardener for the...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.98.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6 x 10.1 cm (2 3/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter encounters a wolf and bandits on her way to meet...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.99.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.2 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter meets the gardener, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.100.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.8 x 10.1 cm (3 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Fifteenth Night,...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.112.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.6 x 10 cm (3 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lion disturbed by mice who eat the food trapped in his aging teeth,...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.113.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.7 x 10.1 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The cat attacks the mice which disturb the lion, from a Tuti-nama (Tales...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.115.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.9 x 10.1 cm (3 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.203.aInk and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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
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
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
River Goddess Ganga
Northern India, Mathura, Vardhama Period, 6th-7th Century
1966.119SandstoneOverall: 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Akbar Mounting his Horse; page from the Chester Beatty Akbar Nama ...
attributed to Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century)
1939.65Ink and color on paper; Nim qalam drawingImage: 23 x 12.4 cm (9 1/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Overall: 43.2 x 28.2 cm (17 x 11 1/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Page of disasters, from the Tarikh-i Alfi (History of the Thousand [Years])
India, Mughal, 16th century, made for Akbar
1932.36Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperOverall: 41 x 22.6 cm (16 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
A prince visiting a holy man in a rocky landscape
India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.302Opaque watercolor on paperPage: 34 x 20.7 cm (13 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.); Painting: 18.4 x 10.1 cm (7 1/4 x 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
Fragment
India, 6th-16th century
1982.294VelvetOverall: 53.5 x 17.5 cm (21 1/16 x 6 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vasudeva - Vishnu - Narayana as Shridhara, one of the 24 forms of Vishnu
West India, 16th-17th century
1932.116BrassOverall: 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Lovers parting, page from a book of fables
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, mounted on an album leaf with inner borders of gold-sprinkled blue paper and outer plain cream borders (recto); ink on paper, six lines of Persian calligraphy (verso)Page: 36.1 x 24.8 cm (14 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.); Painting: 24 x 12 cm (9 7/16 x 4 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
Birth of Parshva to Queen Vama, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.20Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Serpents Protect Parshva from the Flood, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.21Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Dining Scene with European Elements
India, Subimperial, 16th century
1971.303Color on paperImage: 13.5 x 7.5 cm (5 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.); Overall: 26.5 x 20.5 cm (10 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
Nanda and the Elders, page from a Bhagavata Purana
India, Mewar or Delhi/Agra region, pre-Mughal, 16th century
1960.53Ink and color on paperOverall: 16.3 x 21.5 cm (6 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Akrura Drives Krishna and Balarama to Mathura (Isarda Bhagavata Purana)
India, Rajasthan (Delhi/Agra), 16th century
1971.234Ink and color on paperOverall: 19.3 x 25.7 cm (7 5/8 x 10 1/8 in.); with mat: 36.3 x 49 cm (14 5/16 x 19 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tent Hanging (Part of a Larger Piece)
India, Gujarat, Ahmadabad, 16th-early 17th century
1953.474Silk; lampas weaveOverall: 94 x 172.4 cm (37 x 67 7/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Page from the Prasnapradipa, a Hindu Astrology Text
Western India, 16th century
1933.500Ink on paperOverall: 11.2 x 26.8 cm (4 7/16 x 10 9/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Jaina Manuscript
India, 15th-16th century
1933.501Ink on paperOverall: 11.2 x 26.1 cm (4 7/16 x 10 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
A Holy Man Prostrating Himself Before a Learned Prince
attributed to Manohar (Indian) and 1 other
2013.297Ink on paper, laid down with borders of gold-decorated blue paperPage: 31.5 x 19.7 cm (12 3/8 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
Fragment
India, Mughal Period, 16th - 17th century
1952.194Block printed with gold leaf (varak) on undyed plain weave cotton muslinOverall: 39.1 x 11.5 cm (15 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Narrative Frieze:  Dignitaries in Palanquin and Bullock Cart - ...
India, Gujarat, 16th-17th century
1963.676Wood with traces of colorOverall: 20.4 x 257.7 x 12.8 cm (8 1/16 x 101 7/16 x 5 1/16 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Narrative Frieze:  Procession with Dignitary in a Palanquin Architrave...
India, Gujarat, 16th-17th century
1968.269Wood with traces of colorOverall: 20.4 x 257.7 x 10.2 cm (8 1/16 x 101 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Pages from a Jaina Manuscript
India, 15th-16th century
1933.504Ink on paperOverall: 12.3 x 27.2 cm (4 13/16 x 10 11/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Fragment of the Border of a Velvet Carpet
India, 16th century
1929.847Average: 30.5 x 17.2 cm (12 x 6 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Narrative Frieze:  Forest Retreat with  Animals - Architrave from a Jain...
India, Gujarat, 16th-17th century
1957.491Wood with traces of colorOverall: 20.4 x 260.2 x 9 cm (8 1/16 x 102 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Narrative Frieze:  Life of a Hermit in Forest Retreat Architrave from a...
India, Gujarat, 16th-17th century
1965.555Wood with traces of colorOverall: 20.4 x 255.2 x 10.2 cm (8 1/16 x 100 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Fragment of a Carpet
India ? Iran ? Herat ?, 16th century
1927.374SilkAverage: 33 x 12.1 cm (13 x 4 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bull and Elephant in Combat
South India or Ceylon, 16th-17th century
1962.242IvoryOverall: 9.6 x 16.2 cm (3 3/4 x 6 3/8 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0