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Culture: India, Bengal (92)
Culture: India, Bengal (92)
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352CCCC0
Krishna as Kali Worshipped by Radha (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.113.aCCCC0
Krishna Quells the Serpent Kaliya
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.113.bCCCC0
Sitar
Eastern India, Bengal or Bangladesh
1918.346CCCC0
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.129.aCCCC0
Parivati Placing a Wedding Garland on Shiva (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.129.bCCCC0
Birth of the Buddha
Northeastern India, Bengal, Pala dynasty
1959.349CCCC0
A Serpent Protects Vasudeva Taking His Infant Son Krishna to Safety
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.153CCCC0
Ganesh
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.98CCCC0
Krishna with Cow 2
Jamini Roy (Indian, 1887-1972)
2005.76©
Ganesha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.166CCCC0
Male Figure
India, Bengal, Chandraketugarh area, Shunga period
1992.116CCCC0
Roundel with Mermaids and Lotus
India, Bengal, Chandraketugarh area, Shunga period
2010.295CCCC0
Jailer Receiving the Mahant of Tarakeshwar in Prison
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.105CCCC0
Durga Killing the Demon Mahisha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.103CCCC0
Bodhisattva Maitreya: The Future Buddha
East India, Bengal, Pala period, 12th century
1982.48CCCC0
Mahant of Tarakeshwar Rides on an Elephant
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.104CCCC0
Sheetaladevi: The Smallpox Goddess (recto); Durga (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.157CCCC0
Sheetaladevi: The Smallpox Goddess (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.157.aCCCC0
Durga (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.157.bCCCC0
The Goddess Kali (recto); Kali Standing on Shiva (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.110CCCC0
The Goddess Kali (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.110.aCCCC0
Kali Standing on Shiva (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.110.bCCCC0
Nitai and Gaur
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.154CCCC0
Barber Cleaning a Woman’s Ear
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.117CCCC0
Gajalakshmi: Lakshmi with Elephants
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.149CCCC0
The Mutiny of the Heroine Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.146CCCC0
Kartikeya
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.151CCCC0
Rama and Sita in Royal Palace (recto)
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.156.aCCCC0
Radha and Krishna (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.156.bCCCC0
Vishnu and Lakshmi
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.132CCCC0
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.130CCCC0
Annapurna and Shiva
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.162CCCC0
Jatayu (Rama's Mythical Bird) Hinders Ravana's Chariot, Trying to...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.109.bCCCC0
Todi Ragini, from a Ragamala Series
Eastern India, Bengal, Murshidabad, 18th century
2013.340CCCC0
Shiva Bearing Aloft the Body of His Sati
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.131CCCC0
Seven Heroes or Warriors Killing Abhimanya, Son of Arjuna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.144CCCC0
Rama and Sita (recto); Garuda Carrying Balarama and Krishna (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.134CCCC0
Rama and Sita (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.134.aCCCC0
Garuda Carrying Balarama and Krishna (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.134.bCCCC0
No image available
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.107CCCC0
Maid Bringing a Hookah to a Lady (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.107.aCCCC0
Woman Playing Music (recto); Krishna Stroking Radha's Feet (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.133CCCC0
Woman Playing Music (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.133.aCCCC0
Krishna Stroking Radha's Feet (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.133.bCCCC0
Diana or Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.147CCCC0
Balarama and Krishna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.168CCCC0
Krishna Steals the Clothes of the Cowgirls (Gopis) (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.114.aCCCC0
Das Avataras, Ten Incarnations of Vishnu (verso)
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.114.bCCCC0
Rama and Sita Enthroned with Lakshmana and Hanuman Attending
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.152CCCC0
Vaishnava Devotee with Two Women
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.101CCCC0
Ganesha-Janani (Mother of Ganesh)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.169CCCC0
Rama and Hanuman, Holding an Uprooted Tree, Rescues Sita (recto);...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.150CCCC0
Rama and Hanuman, Holding an Uprooted Tree, Rescues Sita (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.150.aCCCC0
Goddesses Lakshmi and Sarasvati (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.150.bCCCC0
English Babu (Native Indian Clerk) Holding a Hookah
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.145CCCC0
Hanuman with Rama and Lakshmana on his Shoulders
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.120CCCC0
Ear Plug
India, Bengal
1916.108©
Kantha (Ceremonial Quilt)
India, East Bengal, 19th century
1960.274CCCC0
Shiva and Parvati
East India, Bengal, Pala period, 9th Century
1964.50CCCC0
Study for Painting of Hindu Trinity
Jamini Roy (Indian, 1887-1972)
1991.147©
Parvati Placing a Wedding Garland on Shiva (recto); Yasoda Churning...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.108CCCC0
Parvati Placing a Wedding Garland on Shiva (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.108.aCCCC0
Yasoda Churning Butter (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.108.bCCCC0
Hanuman
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1980.217CCCC0
Two Aspects of Kali
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1980.216CCCC0
Two Aspects of Kali: Kali Dancing on Shiva
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1980.216.aCCCC0
Two Aspects of Kali: Kali Enshrined
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1980.216.bCCCC0
Man Seated in a European Chair Smoking a Margila Pipe
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1984.221CCCC0
Pendant
India, Bengal
1916.107©
Hari-Hara (recto); Vasudeva (Krishna's Father) Fleeing with Krishna...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.100CCCC0
Hari-Hara (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.100.aCCCC0
A Barber Cleaning the Ear of a Courtesan
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.118CCCC0
Winged Apsara with a Horn (recto); Jagannatha Trio (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.135CCCC0
Winged Apsara with a Horn (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.135.aCCCC0
Jagannatha Trio (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.135.bCCCC0
Vishnu Attended by Chakrapurusa and Shankhapurusa
East India, Bengal, Pala period, 11th-12th century
1964.453CCCC0
Ravana
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.148CCCC0
Worship of the Infant Krishna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.128CCCC0
Seated Buddha
India, Bengal(?), Pala period, 9th century
1968.249CCCC0
Kantha
India, Bengal, 19th century
1996.350CCCC0
Seated Tara
India, Bengal, late Pala dynasty, 12th Century
1989.347CCCC0
Pravira Kneeling at the Feet of Jana
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.142CCCC0
Yasoda and Krishna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.159CCCC0
Kali
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.163CCCC0
Radha and Krishna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.167CCCC0
Hari-Hara
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.99CCCC0
Battle Scene (verso)
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.111.bCCCC0
Krishna Standing by Radha who is Seated on a Chair
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.155CCCC0
Kalighat Painting
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.124CCCC0
Matsya, Fish Avatara of Vishnu
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.102CCCC0
Anantasayan (Vishnu Reclining on Serpent Ananta)
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.140CCCC0
Radha Stroking Krishna's Feet
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.137CCCC0
Krishna Stroking Radha's Feet
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.136CCCC0
Yasoda Taking the Infant Krishna for a Walk
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.126CCCC0
Kali
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.116CCCC0
The Goddess Ganga
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.127CCCC0
Gaur and Nitai
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.115CCCC0
Manasa, The Snake Goddess
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.106CCCC0
Vishnu in Female Form of Mohini Carrying Amrita for the Gods
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.122CCCC0
The Goddess Ganga
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.158CCCC0
Lakshmi and Sarasvati
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.121CCCC0
Megha-Nada (Indrajit, Son of Radha)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.119CCCC0
Yasoda Holding Krishna and Radha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.125CCCC0
Dusmanta Garlanding Shakumtala
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.141CCCC0
Krishna Stroking Radha's Feet
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.138CCCC0
"Rai Raja"
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.123CCCC0
Trivikramapada (Three Steps of Vishnu)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.165CCCC0
Kalighat Painting
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.139CCCC0
Kalaketu Receiving a Boon from the Goddess Chandi
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.143CCCC0
Raja Riding a Horse
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.161CCCC0
Kali
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.164CCCC0
Woman Offering Puja
Jamini Roy (Indian, 1887-1972)
1954.787©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Bodhisattva  Manjushri: Lord of Wisdom
East India, Bengal
1960.285Bronze with gilding and inlay of semiprecious stonesOverall: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in.); Part 1: 6.5 x 15.5 x 11.9 cm (2 9/16 x 6 1/8 x 4 11/16 in.); Part 2: 41.9 x 15.2 cm (16 1/2 x 6 in.); Part 3: 16.5 x 8.5 cm (6 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
Krishna as Kali Worshipped by Radha (recto); Krishna Quells the Serpent...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.113Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 48.1 x 29.7 cm (18 15/16 x 11 11/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Sitar
Eastern India, Bengal or Bangladesh
1918.346Gourd and wood with pigment, ivory, and bone; copper alloy frets, and 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
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River (recto); Parivati Placing...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.129Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.5 x 29.3 cm (19 1/8 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
A Serpent Protects Vasudeva Taking His Infant Son Krishna to Safety
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.153Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 45 x 27.7 cm (17 11/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Ganesh
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.98Watercolor, graphite, and tin on paper lined with clothSecondary Support: 47 x 30.5 cm (18 1/2 x 12 in.); Painting only: 43 x 27.4 cm (16 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna with Cow 2
Jamini Roy (Indian, 1887-1972)
2005.76Tempera on boardOverall: 31.4 x 43.3 cm (12 3/8 x 17 1/16 in.)Gift of Pamela Elizabeth Ward in loving memory of her parents, William E. and Evelyn Svec Ward©
Ganesha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.166Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperPainting only: 45.3 x 27.5 cm (17 13/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Male Figure
India, Bengal, Chandraketugarh area, Shunga period
1992.116Molded terracottaOverall: 38.1 x 15.9 cm (15 x 6 1/4 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner Fund by exchange and Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Roundel with Mermaids and Lotus
India, Bengal, Chandraketugarh area, Shunga period
2010.295IvoryDiameter: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.); Overall: 2.5 cm (1 in.)Gift of John Eskenazi in honor of Dr. Stanislaw J. CzumaCCCC0
Jailer Receiving the Mahant of Tarakeshwar in Prison
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.105Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperPainting only: 45 x 28 cm (17 11/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Durga Killing the Demon Mahisha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.103Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 50.5 x 32 cm (19 7/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.8 x 28.3 cm (18 1/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Bodhisattva Maitreya: The Future Buddha
East India, Bengal, Pala period, 12th century
1982.48Silver inlaid with turquoise, copper, brass and gold; gilt bronze lotusOverall: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Mahant of Tarakeshwar Rides on an Elephant
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.104Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 60.8 x 42.3 cm (23 15/16 x 16 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Sheetaladevi: The Smallpox Goddess (recto); Durga (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.157Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 46.9 x 29.8 cm (18 7/16 x 11 3/4 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
The Goddess Kali (recto); Kali Standing on Shiva (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.110Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 49.7 x 29.3 cm (19 9/16 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Nitai and Gaur
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.154Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 50 x 29.6 cm (19 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Barber Cleaning a Woman’s Ear
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.117Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.7 cm (18 13/16 x 11 11/16 in.); Painting only: 45.3 x 28.4 cm (17 13/16 x 11 3/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Gajalakshmi: Lakshmi with Elephants
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.149Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 60.7 x 42.4 cm (23 7/8 x 16 11/16 in.); Painting only: 43 x 27.7 cm (16 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
The Mutiny of the Heroine Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.146Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.5 x 29.6 cm (19 1/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 28 cm (17 15/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Kartikeya
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.151Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.1 cm (18 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 45.8 x 28.2 cm (18 1/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Rama and Sita in Royal Palace (recto); Radha and Krishna (verso)
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.156Woodcut with black ink and handcolored with yellow, green and red paint on paperSecondary Support: 29.7 x 47.7 cm (11 11/16 x 18 3/4 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Vishnu and Lakshmi
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.132Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.1 cm (18 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 27.7 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.130Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 44.5 x 28.3 cm (17 1/2 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Annapurna and Shiva
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.162Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 50.3 x 30.7 cm (19 13/16 x 12 1/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 27.6 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Jatayu Hinders Ravana’s Chariot, Trying to Prevent the Abduction of Sita
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.109Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.4 cm (18 13/16 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Todi Ragini, from a Ragamala Series
Eastern India, Bengal, Murshidabad, 18th century
2013.340Opaque watercolor with gold on paperPage: 28.6 x 19 cm (11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.); Miniature: 23.5 x 15.3 cm (9 1/4 x 6 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 Bearing Aloft the Body of His Sati
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.131Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48 x 29.1 cm (18 7/8 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 27.8 cm (17 15/16 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Seven Heroes or Warriors Killing Abhimanya, Son of Arjuna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.144Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 49.9 x 30 cm (19 5/8 x 11 13/16 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 27.7 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Rama and Sita (recto); Garuda Carrying Balarama and Krishna (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.134Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.9 x 29.3 cm (18 7/8 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
No image available
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.107Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.6 x 30.1 cm (19 1/8 x 11 7/8 in.); Painting only: 45.8 x 27.9 cm (18 1/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Woman Playing Music (recto); Krishna Stroking Radha's Feet (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.133Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 47.7 x 29.1 cm (18 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Diana or Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.147Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.4 x 27.6 cm (19 1/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Painting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Balarama and Krishna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.168Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperPainting only: 45.3 x 27.9 cm (17 13/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Steals the Clothes of the Cowgirls (Gopis) (recto); Das Avataras...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.114Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.5 x 29.9 cm (19 1/8 x 11 3/4 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Rama and Sita Enthroned with Lakshmana and Hanuman Attending
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.152Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29 cm (18 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 27.5 cm (17 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Vaishnava Devotee with Two Women
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.101Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Ganesha-Janani (Mother of Ganesh)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.169Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 44.2 x 27.9 cm (17 3/8 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Rama and Hanuman, Holding an Uprooted Tree, Rescues Sita (recto);...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.150Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 48.6 x 29.8 cm (19 1/8 x 11 3/4 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
English Babu (Native Indian Clerk) Holding a Hookah
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.145Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48 x 29.5 cm (18 7/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.7 x 28 cm (18 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Hanuman with Rama and Lakshmana on his Shoulders
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.120Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 45.7 x 29.4 cm (18 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Ear Plug
India, Bengal
1916.108Gold with emeralds and rubies, and a topazDiameter: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Kantha (Ceremonial Quilt)
India, East Bengal, 19th century
1960.274Embroidery: cotton thread on cotton tabby groundOverall: 184.8 x 118.7 cm (72 3/4 x 46 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Shiva and Parvati
East India, Bengal, Pala period, 9th Century
1964.50BronzeOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Study for Painting of Hindu Trinity
Jamini Roy (Indian, 1887-1972)
1991.147DrawingIn memory of Evelyn Svec Ward, gift of her husband, William E. Ward©
Parvati Placing a Wedding Garland on Shiva (recto); Yasoda Churning...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.108Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.2 x 29.6 cm (19 x 11 5/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Hanuman
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1980.217Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperOverall: 46 x 27.5 cm (18 1/8 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward in memory of Dr. Virod P. DwivediCCCC0
Two Aspects of Kali
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1980.216Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperOverall: 49.5 x 29 cm (19 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward in memory of Dr. William G. ArcherCCCC0
Man Seated in a European Chair Smoking a Margila Pipe
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1984.221Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperOverall: 45.5 x 27.4 cm (17 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. WardCCCC0
Pendant
India, Bengal
1916.107Gold with emeralds and rubies, enamel and pearl pendantsDiameter: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.); Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); Pendant: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Hari-Hara (recto); Vasudeva (Krishna's Father) Fleeing with Krishna...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.100Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 49.9 x 29.8 cm (19 5/8 x 11 3/4 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 28.2 cm (17 15/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
A Barber Cleaning the Ear of a Courtesan
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.118Woodcut; black ink on paperSecondary Support: 50 x 30.3 cm (19 11/16 x 11 15/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 28.2 cm (17 15/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Winged Apsara with a Horn (recto); Jagannatha Trio (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.135Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.9 x 29.3 cm (18 7/8 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Vishnu Attended by Chakrapurusa and Shankhapurusa
East India, Bengal, Pala period, 11th-12th century
1964.453Bronze with silver inlayOverall: 45.4 x 22.2 cm (17 7/8 x 8 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ravana
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.148Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 45.1 x 27.7 cm (17 3/4 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Worship of the Infant Krishna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.128Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 36 x 29.1 cm (14 3/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 29 x 25 cm (11 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Seated Buddha
India, Bengal(?), Pala period, 9th century
1968.249BronzeOverall: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)Gift of William H. Wolff, Inc.CCCC0
Kantha
India, Bengal, 19th century
1996.350Embroidery and quilting, cottonOverall: 224.2 x 134.6 cm (88 1/4 x 53 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Seated Tara
India, Bengal, late Pala dynasty, 12th Century
1989.347BronzeOverall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Pravira Kneeling at the Feet of Jana
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.142Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 15 x 10.3 cm (5 7/8 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Yasoda and Krishna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.159Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.9 x 33.8 cm (19 1/4 x 13 5/16 in.); Painting only: 42 x 26 cm (16 9/16 x 10 1/4 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Kali
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.163Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperPainting only: 45.4 x 28 cm (17 7/8 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Radha and Krishna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.167Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 40.4 x 27.9 cm (15 7/8 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Hari-Hara
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.99Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 46.5 x 28.3 cm (18 5/16 x 11 1/8 in.); Painting only: 45.2 x 27.8 cm (17 13/16 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Jatayu (Rama'a Mythical Bird) Hinders Ravana's Chariot, Trying to...
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.111Woodcut; black ink on paperSecondary Support: 49.8 x 31.4 cm (19 5/8 x 12 3/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Standing by Radha who is Seated on a Chair
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.155Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 51.7 x 27.8 cm (20 3/8 x 10 15/16 in.); Painting only: 45.4 x 27.7 cm (17 7/8 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Kalighat Painting
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.124Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 28.1 x 36 cm (11 1/16 x 14 3/16 in.); Painting only: 25.3 x 30.3 cm (9 15/16 x 11 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Matsya, Fish Avatara of Vishnu
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.102Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.5 x 29.2 cm (18 11/16 x 11 1/2 in.); Painting only: 44.9 x 27.2 cm (17 11/16 x 10 11/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Anantasayan (Vishnu Reclining on Serpent Ananta)
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.140Woodcut with black ink on paperSecondary Support: 30.8 x 49.9 cm (12 1/8 x 19 5/8 in.); Painting only: 26.5 x 40.8 cm (10 7/16 x 16 1/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Radha Stroking Krishna's Feet
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.137Woodcut with black ink on paperSecondary Support: 49.9 x 30 cm (19 5/8 x 11 13/16 in.); Painting only: 40.6 x 26.5 cm (16 x 10 7/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Stroking Radha's Feet
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.136Woodcut with black ink on paperSecondary Support: 49.7 x 29.6 cm (19 9/16 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 40.6 x 26.6 cm (16 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Yasoda Taking the Infant Krishna for a Walk
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.126Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 36 x 29 cm (14 3/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 29.8 x 25 cm (11 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Kali
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.116Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperPainting only: 28 x 21.5 cm (11 x 8 7/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
The Goddess Ganga
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.127Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 35.8 x 27 cm (14 1/8 x 10 5/8 in.); Painting only: 29.8 x 22.5 cm (11 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Gaur and Nitai
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.115Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperPainting only: 27.8 x 21.3 cm (10 15/16 x 8 3/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Manasa, The Snake Goddess
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.106Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 35.4 x 27.5 cm (13 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.); Painting only: 33 x 25.3 cm (13 x 9 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Vishnu in Female Form of Mohini Carrying Amrita for the Gods
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.122Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 36 x 28.8 cm (14 3/16 x 11 5/16 in.); Painting only: 29.5 x 25 cm (11 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
The Goddess Ganga
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.158Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 53 x 35.6 cm (20 7/8 x 14 in.); Painting only: 45.1 x 27.6 cm (17 3/4 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Lakshmi and Sarasvati
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.121Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 36.1 x 29.2 cm (14 3/16 x 11 1/2 in.); Painting only: 30.1 x 25.5 cm (11 7/8 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Megha-Nada (Indrajit, Son of Radha)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.119Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 45.5 x 27.6 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Yasoda Holding Krishna and Radha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.125Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 36 x 29.1 cm (14 3/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 30.1 x 25.2 cm (11 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Dusmanta Garlanding Shakumtala
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.141Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 15 x 10.7 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/16 in.); Painting only: 13.6 x 8.7 cm (5 3/8 x 3 7/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Stroking Radha's Feet
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.138Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 40.4 x 28 cm (15 7/8 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
"Rai Raja"
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.123Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 36 x 28.4 cm (14 3/16 x 11 3/16 in.); Painting only: 30.2 x 25.2 cm (11 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Trivikramapada (Three Steps of Vishnu)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.165Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 45.6 x 27.9 cm (17 15/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Kalighat Painting
Shri Gobinda Chandra Roy
2003.139Woodcut with black ink on paperSecondary Support: 30 x 49.7 cm (11 13/16 x 19 9/16 in.); Painting only: 27.8 x 41.7 cm (10 15/16 x 16 7/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Kalaketu Receiving a Boon from the Goddess Chandi
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.143Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 13.6 x 8.8 cm (5 3/8 x 3 7/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Raja Riding a Horse
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.161Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperPainting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Kali
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.164Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 44.8 x 27.8 cm (17 5/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Woman Offering Puja
Jamini Roy (Indian, 1887-1972)
1954.787WatercolorOverall: 83.8 x 48.6 cm (33 x 19 1/8 in.)Gift of George P. Bickford©