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Culture: India, Mughal (1221)
Culture: India, Mughal (1221)
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
attributed to Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295CCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287CCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty
1961.44CCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
Jahangir
Mughal India
1944.496CCCC0
Grotesque Dancers Performing
Mughal India
1971.88CCCC0
An Ambassador before Humayun
attributed to Miskin (Indian, active 1570s–c. 1604)
2013.320CCCC0
Hunting with Falcons in a Landscape (recto)
attributed to Abd al-Samad (Persian, c. 1510–1600)
2013.292.aCCCC0
The monkey slain, his blood to be used as medicine for the ailing prince...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.33.bCCCC0
The hunter throws away the baby parrots, who pretend to be dead, and...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aCCCC0
The hunter offers the mother parrot to the king of Kamarupa, from a Tuti...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bCCCC0
The astrologer predicts a calamity for the newly born prince in his...
Banavari 1 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.52.bCCCC0
A woman asks her lover to leave her house, brandishing his sword and...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.58.aCCCC0
Landscape with a lotus pool, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot),...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.59.aCCCC0
The prince, once reprieved, is returned to the palace of execution a...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.59.bCCCC0
The handmaiden again appeals for justice and the prince is led to the...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.61.bCCCC0
The handmaiden appeals for justice and the prince is taken to the...
Tara 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.63.bCCCC0
The prince’s ordeal continues, he is ordered away to be executed for the...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.66.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eleventh Night,...
Banavari 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.87.aCCCC0
The king of the Ocean, having assumed human form, arrives at the court...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.92.aCCCC0
The donkey, in a tiger’s skin, reveals his identity by braying aloud,...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.207.aCCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314CCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967CCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966CCCC0
Court Lady Pouring Wine (recto)
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.348.aCCCC0
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
attributed to Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328CCCC0
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
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, page from a Chingiz-nama ...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502.aCCCC0
Calligraphy
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502.bCCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501CCCC0
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
Court lady singing and playing the vina
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349CCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349.aCCCC0
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
attributed to Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324CCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty
1969.286CCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.347CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.347.aCCCC0
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352CCCC0
A prince celebrating Holi with palace women on a terrace at night (recto)
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342.aCCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119CCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger)
India, Mughal
1985.119.aCCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger): Sheath
India, Mughal
1985.119.bCCCC0
Lovers Embracing
India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner, Mughal Dynasty
1971.91CCCC0
A Night Scene of Shiva Puja (recto)
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.350.aCCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574-1612)
Nur Muhammad (Indian, active c. 1580-1630)
1987.1100CCCC0
A Courtier, Possibly Khan Alam, Holding a Spinel and a Deccan Sword
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645) and 1 other
2013.323CCCC0
A Courtier, Possibly Khan Alam, Holding a Spinel and a Deccan Sword
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645) and 1 other
2013.323.aCCCC0
Page from the Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)
Abd al-Rahim, the Anbarin-Qalam (Indian, active c. 1590–1630)
2013.323.bCCCC0
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344CCCC0
A Princess on a Terrace with Attendants at Night (recto)
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.341.aCCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237CCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1939.66CCCC0
Pomander
Mughal India
1989.349CCCC0
Man's morning coat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1936.443CCCC0
The First Adventure of the White Horse, Page from the Khan Khanan's Razm...
India, Subimperial Mughal school, 17th century
1964.52CCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.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
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aCCCC0
Drawing of an Elephant
India, Mughal School, early 18th Century
1969.65CCCC0
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
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312CCCC0
Princess and attendant in trompe l’oeil window
Aqil Khan (Indian, active mid-1700s)
1955.297CCCC0
A House Burgled at Night
Mughal India
2013.333CCCC0
Women enjoying the river at the forest’s edge
style of Hunhar II (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.351CCCC0
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
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287GlassOverall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
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
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
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty
1961.44Gold on blue glassOverall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner 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
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
Akbar and Jahangir Examine a Ghir Falcon while Prince Khusrau Stands Behind
Mughal India
2013.317Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 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
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
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
Jahangir
Mughal India
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
Grotesque Dancers Performing
Mughal India
1971.88Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 16 x 9 cm (6 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
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
Khujasta kills the pet mynah who advises her not to be unfaithful to...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.8.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 19.9 x 14.2 cm (7 13/16 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting only: 12.9 x 10.5 cm (5 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant hears of his wife’s unfaithfulness (above); the unfaithful...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.10.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 16.3 x 10.3 cm (6 7/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The sentinel in the employ of the Shah of Tabaristan prepares to...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.16.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 10.2 x 10.6 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.); Overall: 20.1 x 14.3 cm (7 15/16 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The goldsmith and the carpenter inform the king of a dream in which the...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.20.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 16.5 x 10.4 cm (6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The goldsmith judged; the bear cubs trained by the carpenter as though...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.23.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 10.2 x 10.5 cm (4 x 4 1/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The mendicant’s wife deceives him with a soldier, from a Tuti-nama ...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.26.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 9.1 x 10.6 cm (3 9/16 x 4 3/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The soldier receives a garland of roses from his wife which will remain...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.27.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 3.8 x 10.6 cm (1 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The two cooks, who attempt to seduce the warrior’s loyal wife, are...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.29.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 12.6 x 10.4 cm (4 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The two erring cooks, dressed as maidservants, fall at the prince’s feet...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.30.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 5.2 x 10.5 cm (2 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot mother cautions her young on the danger of playing with foxes...
Dasavanta (Indian, d. 1584)
1962.279.32.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10 x 10.5 cm (3 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The wounded monkey bites the hand of the prince, his chessmate, in the...
Dasavanta (Indian, d. 1584)
1962.279.32.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting only: 10.2 x 10.6 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The monkey slain, his blood to be used as medicine for the ailing prince...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.33.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.3 x 10.6 cm (4 1/16 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The hunter throws away the baby parrots, who pretend to be dead, and...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.); Painting only: 10.6 x 10.2 cm (4 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The hunter offers the mother parrot to the king of Kamarupa, from a Tuti...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.); Painting only: 10.2 x 10.7 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Sixth Night, from...
Dasavanta (Indian)
1962.279.37.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 8.9 x 10.6 cm (3 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Seven men disputing possession of a woman bring her before the Tree of...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.42.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 10.4 x 9.8 cm (4 1/8 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Seventh Night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.43.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9 x 10 cm (3 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The vizier dissuades the king of Bahilistan from executing the dervish...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.44.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 14 x 9.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The dervish brings in as dowry an elephant laden with gold, from a Tuti...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.45.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 4.2 x 9.9 cm (1 5/8 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The dervish brings the King of Kings before the king of Bahilistan, from...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.46.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.3 x 9.9 cm (5 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king of Bahilistan offers his daughter to the King of Kings, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.46.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.6 x 10 cm (4 3/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman gambler sees the daughter of the king of the jinns in a pit...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.47.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.3 x 10 cm (3 11/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The daughter of the king of the jinns bows before the King of Kings who...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.49.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 16.7 x 9.9 cm (6 9/16 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The rejuvenated old man and the daughter of the king of the jinns take...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.50.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.3 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eighth Night, from...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.51.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.4 x 9.8 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The astrologer predicts a calamity for the newly born prince in his...
Banavari 1 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.52.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6.3 x 9.9 cm (2 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young prince is presented to the king, his father, by his teacher,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.54.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.5 x 9.8 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king’s handmaiden takes the prince away to the harem, from a Tuti...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.55.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.2 x 10 cm (3 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince rejects the amorous advances of the king’s handmaiden, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.55.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.6 x 9.9 cm (3 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince being taken away for execution on the false complaint of the...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.56.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 5.7 x 10.1 cm (2 1/4 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.9 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Landscape with a lotus pool, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.57.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 4 x 10.4 cm (1 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.8 cm (7 7/8 x 5 7/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
A woman asks her lover to leave her house, brandishing his sword and...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.58.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.); Painting only: 16.7 x 10 cm (6 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Landscape with a lotus pool, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot),...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.59.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 13.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince, once reprieved, is returned to the palace of execution a...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.59.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 13.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The deceitful wife assaults her erring husband, from a Tuti-nama (Tales...
Tara 1 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.60.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 14.8 x 10.3 cm (5 13/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The handmaiden again appeals for justice and the prince is led to the...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.61.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 12.1 x 9.9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lover’s son makes an elephant of the pastry dough carried by the...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.62.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 8.9 x 9.9 cm (3 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The unfaithful wife explaining away the presence of the dough elephant,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.62.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 11.5 x 9.9 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The handmaiden appeals for justice and the prince is taken to the...
Tara 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.63.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 16.6 x 10 cm (6 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince’s ordeal continues, he is ordered away to be executed for the...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.66.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 16.4 x 11.1 cm (6 7/16 x 4 3/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The deceitful wife returns to her terrace after caressing her lover,...
Shravana (Indian)
1962.279.67.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.9 x 10 cm (3 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The deceitful wife ejects the procuress after blackening her face, from...
Shravana (Indian)
1962.279.67.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.5 x 10 cm (4 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The farmer, father of the son with the deceitful wife, steals away with...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.68.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.4 x 10.1 cm (4 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The deceitful wife persuades her husband to sleep in the same place...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.68.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.5 x 10.1 cm (3 3/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince sent back to the place of execution for the sixth time, from...
Suraju (Indian)
1962.279.69.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 10.3 x 10.3 cm (4 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s clerk replaces the sugar purchased by the philandering...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.70.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 10.5 x 10.2 cm (4 1/8 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The husband berates his wife for purchasing gravel instead of sugar,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.70.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 11.7 x 10.2 cm (4 5/8 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The handmaiden again pleads for the death of the prince, from a Tuti...
Lalu
1962.279.71.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.1 x 10.3 cm (4 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young prince recounts his experiences to his father, the king, from...
Suraju (Indian)
1962.279.72.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11 x 10.1 cm (4 5/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young prince is crowned and the wicked handmaiden is executed, from...
Suraju (Indian)
1962.279.73.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.1 x 14.3 cm (7 15/16 x 5 5/8 in.); Painting only: 13 x 10.1 cm (5 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot brings a fruit from the Tree of Life to the king of Syria,...
Lalu
1962.279.75.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.6 x 10.2 cm (3 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The old man eats of the fruit of the Tree of Life, but drops dead, from...
Lalu
1962.279.78.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 11.4 x 10.2 cm (4 1/2 x 4 in.); Overall: 20.1 x 14.3 cm (7 15/16 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king plucks fruit from the Tree of Life with his own hands and feeds...
Suraju (Indian)
1962.279.79.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.7 x 10.1 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Tenth Night, from...
Iqbal (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.80.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.9 x 10.1 cm (3 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The vizier’s son receives the magic wooden parrot from the wife of the...
Lalu
1962.279.81.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 9.8 x 10.2 cm (3 7/8 x 4 in.); Overall: 20.1 x 13.2 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The wife of the son of the vizier brings the magic wooden parrot to her...
Lalu
1962.279.83.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.4 x 10.2 cm (2 15/16 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The monk returns the magic parrot to its rightful owner, the merchant,...
Lalu
1962.279.84.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 5.8 x 10.2 cm (2 5/16 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The magic parrot of the merchant talks to the vizier’s son, from a Tuti...
Lalu
1962.279.84.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.3 x 10.2 cm (2 7/8 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eleventh Night,...
Banavari 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.87.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.7 x 10.1 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.); Overall: 20.1 x 13.6 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman’s predicament is conveyed by the wind to the fish who...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.89.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.3 x 10.2 cm (3 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The creatures of the sea are asked by the king of the Ocean to take a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.89.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.3 x 10.1 cm (2 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king of the Ocean, having assumed human form, arrives at the court...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.92.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.); Painting only: 11.5 x 10.3 cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman, unable to select from the four gifts of the king of the...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.93.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.4 x 10.1 cm (4 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twelfth Night,...
Tara 1 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.95.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.1 x 10.3 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The street cleaner, on his way to meet King Bhojaraja, sleeps under a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.97.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.5 x 10.4 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
King Bhojaraja tries in vain to ascertain the whereabouts of the pearl...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.97.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.5 x 10.1 cm (2 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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 Thirteenth Night,...
Tara 1 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.102.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.6 x 10.5 cm (3 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The infant son of the king of Isfahan responds to music, from a Tuti...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.105.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14.1 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting only: 12.4 x 10.1 cm (4 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The invention of musical instruments from the intestines of a monkey,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.108.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.7 x 10.2 cm (3 13/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The origin of music from a fabulous bird of India which had seven holes...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.110.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.2 x 14 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 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 wolf advises the lion to consult the cat, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.114.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6 x 10.3 cm (2 3/8 x 4 1/16 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
The daughter-in-law of the king of Banaras, charmed by the music of a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.119.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.2 x 9.9 cm (4 7/16 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The vagabond crosses a stream with the possessions of the daughter-in...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.120.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.5 x 10.2 cm (3 3/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Seventeenth Night,...
Sravana (Indian)
1962.279.124.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.7 x 10.2 cm (4 5/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant Mansur departs on a sea voyage, leaving his wife behind,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.125.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.7 x 10.1 cm (3 13/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The old procuress conveys the young man’s message of love to Mansur’s...
Sravana (Indian)
1962.279.127.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.3 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man, who has magically taken on the appearance of Mansur the...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.128.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.9 x 10.1 cm (4 5/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man changes himself to look like Mansur, and thus inveigles...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.128.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6.6 x 10.2 cm (2 5/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The false Mansur punished before the judge and expelled from the city,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.129.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.7 x 10 cm (4 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eighteenth Night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.130.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince meets a carefree dancing dervish whose good fortune he...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.131.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Nikfal, the fortune of the prince in the form of a woman, offers to...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.132.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince, having deprived the snake of its natural food, a frog, feeds...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.132.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince and Nikfal are joined by Khalis and the Mukhlis who are the...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.134.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince, with the help of Mukhlis who changes into a frog, recovers...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.135.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Khalis repays the prince for his kindness by changing into a snake and...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.136.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.138.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twentieth Night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.143.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Three suitors fight amongst themselves for the hand of the devotee’s...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.144.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The suitors take the devotee’s daughter out of her tomb after breaking...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.146.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The third suitor strikes the devotee’s daughter and thus restores her to...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.146.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The three suitors again begin to quarrel among themselves for the hand...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.147.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.8 x 10 cm (3 1/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman comes upon a lion who has a deer and a gazelle as his...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.150.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.8 x 9.8 cm (4 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The wolf and the jackal, serving as viziers, instigate the lion who...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.152.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.8 x 10.4 cm (4 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-second...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.154.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.1 x 9.8 cm (4 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The court jester meets a Zangi dancing with joy, and learns from him...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.155.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6.1 x 10.2 cm (2 3/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
As punishment, the jester’s wife and the Zangi are thrown into fire and...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.158.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10 x 10.1 cm (3 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-third Night...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.160.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.7 x 10.1 cm (3 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant has the hateful skull ground and put into a box, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.161.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.5 x 10.2 cm (4 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter gives birth to a son as a result of eating out...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.161.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.8 x 10.1 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Kamjuy, the wife of the Raja, averts her face from the fishes, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.163.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.5 x 10.1 cm (4 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The forty wives and their secret paramours being punished by stoning to...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.164.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.7 x 10 cm (3 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Bashir confides his love for Habbaza to an Arab friend, and sends him to...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.167.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 16 x 10.1 cm (6 5/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Habbaza meets Bashir under a tree, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.168.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.8 x 10 cm (5 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The disguised Arab, substituting for Habbaza, is whipped by her husband...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.169.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 12.5 x 10.1 cm (4 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Habbaza’s sister, who is sent to console her, discovers the disguised...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.170.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.3 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Mukhtar throws his wife Maimuna into the pit, but she saves herself,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.174.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 destitute Mukhtar meets his wife Maimuna at a holy shrine, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.175.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.2 x 10.1 cm (5 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lover of Hamnaz, who has been hanged from the gallows, bites off her...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.177.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.5 x 10.1 cm (5 5/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
In order to falsely implicate her husband, Hamnaz places a knife by his...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.177.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.9 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 Twenty-sixth Night...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.179.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.4 x 10.3 cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The dethroned frog Shapur seeks the help of the serpent, from a Tuti...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.182.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.5 x 10.1 cm (2 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The snake enters into an argument with the frog, from a Tuti-nama (Tales...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.183.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.5 x 10.2 cm (3 3/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-seventh...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.185.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 10.5 x 10 cm (4 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20.1 x 15.3 cm (7 15/16 x 6 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-ninth Night...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.192.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 9.7 x 10 cm (3 13/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The monkey, serving as the lion’s chamberlain, converses with the lynx...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.193.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.7 x 10.3 cm (3 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lion returns to his territory and sees the monkey conversing with...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.194.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 13.9 x 10.2 cm (5 1/2 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.1 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The monkey advises the suspicious lion to cast off fear and take...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.196.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 9.9 x 10 cm (3 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lion, suspecting treachery on the part of the monkey, slays him and...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.197.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 12.5 x 10 cm (4 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Thirtieth Night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.198.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.5 x 10.2 cm (4 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
A woman with two children, having abandoned her home, goes into the...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.200.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 15.6 x 10.2 cm (6 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The woman conversing with her children, as the leopard returns, egged on...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.202.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the thirty-first night...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.203.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6.2 x 10.2 cm (2 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The donkey, in a tiger’s skin, reveals his identity by braying aloud,...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.207.aGum temper, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.8 x 10 cm (5 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the thirty-second...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.208.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6.5 x 10.2 cm (2 9/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Kaiwan sends a message of love to Khurshid, wife of his brother Utarid...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.209.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.2 x 10 cm (3 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Kaiwan, Latif, and Sharif arrive at a house of worship, where they seek...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.213.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 14.3 x 10.1 cm (5 5/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The tale of the three men trapped in a cave by a rolling boulder, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.215.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 13.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/4 in.); Painting only: 11.1 x 10.2 cm (4 3/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the thirty-third night...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.217.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6.8 x 10.1 cm (2 11/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Preparation for the marriage of Mahmuda to the Young Vizier, from a Tuti...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.219.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 16.3 x 10.2 cm (6 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Hearing her declaration of love, Ayaz falls at the feet of Mahmuda at...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.221.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.7 x 10.2 cm (3 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The two couples reach a foreign city where they make their home, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.222.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.5 x 10.1 cm (4 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the thirty-fourth...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.223.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 three young men present themselves as suitors for the hand of Zuhra,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.225.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 16 x 10 cm (6 5/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The third suitor, who is an archer, shoots the wicked fairy who has...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.226.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.8 x 10 cm (5 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Raja’s son vows to sever his head and offer it to the image if he is...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.227.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 12.5 x 10 cm (4 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The princess discovers the dead bodies, with heads severed, of her...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.229.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 13.4 cm (8 x 5 1/4 in.); Painting only: 17.7 x 10.3 cm (6 15/16 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman gives an account of his falling in love with the king of...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.231.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.7 x 10.2 cm (3 13/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The magician, disguised as a Brahman, visits the king of Babylon, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.232.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 12.5 x 10.1 cm (4 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The son of the king of Babylon sees the Brahman transformed into a woman...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.234.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 14.5 x 10.2 cm (5 11/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The magician disguised as a Brahman returns to claim his “daughter-in...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.236.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.3 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the thirty-sixth night...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.237.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.2 x 10.2 cm (3 5/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king dreams of a lady, the personification of wealth, departing from...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.239.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.1 x 10.2 cm (4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king of Zabul sees Mahrusa from his palace balcony, from a Tuti-nama...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.241.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.8 x 10.2 cm (3 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Mahrusa kills herself at the tomb of the king of Zabul, and her husband...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.242.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.2 x 10.3 cm (4 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the thirty-seventh...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.243.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9 x 10.1 cm (3 9/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the thirty-eighth...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.248.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.2 x 10.3 cm (3 5/8 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The queen of Rum watches the peahen prefer to burn rather than abandon...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.254.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 16 x 10.3 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The painting made by the vizier of the emperor of China for the queen of...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.256.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 14.1 x 10.1 cm (5 9/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the fortieth night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.258.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (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
Shahr-Arai and her lover dallying on a bed beneath which is concealed...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.259.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.4 x 10.2 cm (5 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Shahr-Arai and her husband adopt her lover as a brother in the family,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.262.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.1 x 10.2 cm (3 9/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the forty-first night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.263.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.8 x 10 cm (3 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The marriage of ‘Ubaid, son of a merchant of Tirmiz, from a Tuti-nama ...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.268.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (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
The Raja’s daughter, born with three breasts, accompanies her blind...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.271.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.2 x 10.4 cm (3 5/8 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Raja’s daughter and her lover stoned to death for adultery, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.272.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.3 x 10.5 cm (4 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the forty-fourth night...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.282.bGum tempera, ink, and gold in paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.6 x 10.1 cm (3 3/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Emir slays the snake after giving it shelter, from a Tuti-nama ...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.287.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.9 x 10.5 cm (3 7/8 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The court of the Raja of Ujjain, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.291.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 15.9 x 10.1 cm (6 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot laughs on hearing the Raja of Ujjain’s wife admire her beauty...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.292.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.3 x 9.8 cm (5 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Raja of Ujjain, who is traveling in the guise of a yogi, meets two...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.293.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 12.4 x 10.2 cm (4 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the forty-seventh...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.300.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 4.8 x 10.2 cm (1 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad solicits advice from a friend as his slave girl...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.305.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.3 x 9.9 cm (4 1/16 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad joins the Hashimi’s boat as a sailor to find...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.307.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.4 x 10 cm (4 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad reveals his true identity to the Hashimi, from...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.308.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.7 x 10.2 cm (4 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad reunited with his slave-girl, from a Tuti-nama ...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.310.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.7 x 10.1 cm (4 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the forty-ninth night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.311.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.8 x 10 cm (3 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The eldest brother explains the reason for his youthful appearance, from...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.315.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.9 x 10 cm (3 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the fiftieth night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.316.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.8 x 10 cm (3 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king’s emissary being provided with gifts for his mission to Rum in...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.317.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.3 x 10.5 cm (4 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant returns bringing a young slave who is really the son of the...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.318.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.9 x 10.1 cm (5 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The guard spares the life of the slave when he learns that he is the son...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.321.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.9 x 10 cm (3 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king places the talisman on his sleeping wife, from a Tuti-nama ...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.323.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11 x 10.8 cm (4 5/16 x 4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The guard restores the son who falls at his mother’s feet, from a Tuti...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.323.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the fifty-first night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.324.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.5 x 9.9 cm (3 3/8 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Khulasa, a vizier, sees the daughter of Khassa, another vizier, and...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.325.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.2 x 10.1 cm (3 5/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
King Bahram, who has married Khassa’s daughter, has her tied to a camel...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.328.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.4 x 10.3 cm (2 15/16 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Khusrau, the King of Kings, pays homage to the pious daughter of Khassa,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.329.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.9 x 9.9 cm (3 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the fifty-second night...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.332.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.3 x 10.2 cm (3 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The bird of seven colors brings a sable to the pious man, from a Tuti...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.333.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 5.7 x 9.7 cm (2 1/4 x 3 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The son of the pious man slays the dragon, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.337.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9 x 10.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The pious man’s son, now a king, reveals himself to his father; his...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.340.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.7 x 10 cm (3 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A woman mistakes a cow for the Angel of Death, from a Lights of Canopus ...
Mughal India, court 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Nur Jahan Holding a Portrait of Emperor Jahangir
Bishandas (Indian)
2013.325Gum tempera and gold on paperPainting only: 13.6 x 6.4 cm (5 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.); Page: 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
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
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty
1969.286Glass with colored enamel and gildingOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76Gum tempera, 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
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.347Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper (recto); ink and opaque watercolor with gold on paper (verso)Painting only: 14.4 x 10.3 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/16 in.); 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 Courtier, Possibly Khan Alam, Holding a Spinel and a Deccan Sword
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645) and 1 other
2013.323Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper, text on versoPage: 17.8 x 12.5 cm (7 x 4 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
A Princess and Demons before a Nobleman: A Leaf from a Poetical Romance...
Mughal India
2013.337Opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); ink and gold on pink-speckled paper (verso)Page: 43 x 28.9 cm (16 15/16 x 11 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
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
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
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
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
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
Mahliqa, Daughter of the Emperor of China, Pointing at the Bird-Man...
Mughal India
2013.336Opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); ink and gold on pink-speckled paper (verso)Page: 42.2 x 28.5 cm (16 5/8 x 11 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
Pomander
Mughal India
1989.349Spherical rock crystal cover with enameled silver mountsOverall: 4.5 x 3.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Princess and attendant in trompe l’oeil window
Aqil Khan (Indian, active mid-1700s)
1955.297Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 12.5 x 7.8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.); Overall: 44 x 31.6 cm (17 5/16 x 12 7/16 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
A House Burgled at Night
Mughal India
2013.333Opaque watercolor with gold on paperPage: 38.7 x 28.7 cm (15 1/4 x 11 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
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