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Culture: Mughal India (1055)
Culture: Mughal India (1055)
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
attributed to Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295CCCC0
Jahangir
Mughal India
1944.496CCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
An Ambassador before Humayun
attributed to Miskin (Indian, active 1570s–c. 1604)
2013.320CCCC0
Grotesque Dancers Performing
Mughal India
1971.88CCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314CCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966CCCC0
Hunting with Falcons in a Landscape (recto)
attributed to Abd al-Samad (Persian, c. 1510–1600)
2013.292.aCCCC0
Calligraphy of Chaghatai Turkish Poems in Praise of Wine (verso)
Mirza Muhammad (probably Persian, active c. 1520s) and 1 other
2013.292.bCCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967CCCC0
Court Lady Pouring Wine (recto)
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.348.aCCCC0
Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains (verso)
Mughal India, probably Lucknow
2013.348.bCCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
attributed to Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328CCCC0
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
Calligraphy from a ghazal of Fakhr al-Din Iraqi (Persian, 1213–1289) and...
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349.bCCCC0
The dream of Zulaykha, from the Amber Album
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.332CCCC0
Tuti-Nama (Tales of a Parrot)
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279CCCC0
Khujasta kills the pet mynah who advises her not to be unfaithful to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.8.aCCCC0
The merchant hears of his wife’s unfaithfulness (above); the unfaithful...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.10.bCCCC0
The sentinel in the employ of the Shah of Tabaristan prepares to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.16.aCCCC0
The goldsmith and the carpenter inform the king of a dream in which the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.20.aCCCC0
The goldsmith judged; the bear cubs trained by the carpenter as though...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.23.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): text page
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.33.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
Seven men disputing possession of a woman bring her before the Tree of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.42.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Seventh Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.43.aCCCC0
The vizier dissuades the king of Bahilistan from executing the dervish...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.44.bCCCC0
The dervish brings in as dowry an elephant laden with gold, from a Tuti...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.45.aCCCC0
The dervish brings the King of Kings before the king of Bahilistan, from...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.46.aCCCC0
The king of Bahilistan offers his daughter to the King of Kings, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.46.bCCCC0
The Brahman gambler sees the daughter of the king of the jinns in a pit...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.47.bCCCC0
The daughter of the king of the jinns bows before the King of Kings who...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.49.bCCCC0
The rejuvenated old man and the daughter of the king of the jinns take...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.50.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eighth Night, from...
India, Mughal, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.51.bCCCC0
The astrologer predicts a calamity for the newly born prince in his...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.52.bCCCC0
The young prince is presented to the king, his father, by his teacher,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.54.bCCCC0
The king’s handmaiden takes the prince away to the harem, from a Tuti...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.55.aCCCC0
The prince rejects the amorous advances of the king’s handmaiden, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.55.bCCCC0
The prince being taken away for execution on the false complaint of the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.56.bCCCC0
Landscape with a lotus pool, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.57.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 lover’s son makes an elephant of the pastry dough carried by the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.62.aCCCC0
The unfaithful wife explaining away the presence of the dough elephant,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.62.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 farmer, father of the son with the deceitful wife, steals away with...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.68.aCCCC0
The deceitful wife persuades her husband to sleep in the same place...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.68.bCCCC0
The merchant’s clerk replaces the sugar purchased by the philandering...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.70.aCCCC0
The husband berates his wife for purchasing gravel instead of sugar,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.70.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eleventh Night,...
Banavari 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.87.aCCCC0
The Brahman’s predicament is conveyed by the wind to the fish who...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.89.aCCCC0
The creatures of the sea are asked by the king of the Ocean to take a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.89.bCCCC0
The king of the Ocean, having assumed human form, arrives at the court...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.92.aCCCC0
The Brahman, unable to select from the four gifts of the king of the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.93.bCCCC0
The street cleaner, on his way to meet King Bhojaraja, sleeps under a...
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.97.aCCCC0
King Bhojaraja tries in vain to ascertain the whereabouts of the pearl...
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.97.bCCCC0
The infant son of the king of Isfahan responds to music, from a Tuti...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.105.aCCCC0
The invention of musical instruments from the intestines of a monkey,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.108.bCCCC0
The origin of music from a fabulous bird of India which had seven holes...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.110.bCCCC0
The wolf advises the lion to consult the cat, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.114.aCCCC0
The daughter-in-law of the king of Banaras, charmed by the music of a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.119.bCCCC0
The vagabond crosses a stream with the possessions of the daughter-in...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.120.aCCCC0
The daughter-in-law of the king of Banaras sees the jackal deprived of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.121.aCCCC0
The daughter-in-law returns from her misadventure, feigning insanity,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.122.bCCCC0
The merchant Mansur departs on a sea voyage, leaving his wife behind,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.125.bCCCC0
The young man, who has magically taken on the appearance of Mansur the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.128.aCCCC0
The young man changes himself to look like Mansur, and thus inveigles...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.128.bCCCC0
The false Mansur punished before the judge and expelled from the city,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.129.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eighteenth Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.130.bCCCC0
The prince meets a carefree dancing dervish whose good fortune he...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.131.bCCCC0
Nikfal, the fortune of the prince in the form of a woman, offers to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.132.aCCCC0
The prince, having deprived the snake of its natural food, a frog, feeds...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.132.bCCCC0
The prince and Nikfal are joined by Khalis and the Mukhlis who are the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.134.bCCCC0
The prince, with the help of Mukhlis who changes into a frog, recovers...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.135.bCCCC0
Khalis repays the prince for his kindness by changing into a snake and...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.136.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.138.aCCCC0
The Brahman’s wife who killed a peacock and ate its gallbladder on the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.140.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twentieth Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.143.aCCCC0
Three suitors fight amongst themselves for the hand of the devotee’s...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.144.bCCCC0
The suitors take the devotee’s daughter out of her tomb after breaking...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.146.aCCCC0
The third suitor strikes the devotee’s daughter and thus restores her to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.146.bCCCC0
The three suitors again begin to quarrel among themselves for the hand...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.147.aCCCC0
The Brahman comes upon a lion who has a deer and a gazelle as his...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.150.aCCCC0
The wolf and the jackal, serving as viziers, instigate the lion who...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.152.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-second...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.154.aCCCC0
The court jester meets a Zangi dancing with joy, and learns from him...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.155.aCCCC0
As punishment, the jester’s wife and the Zangi are thrown into fire and...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.158.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-third Night...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.160.aCCCC0
The merchant has the hateful skull ground and put into a box, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.161.aCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter gives birth to a son as a result of eating out...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.161.bCCCC0
Kamjuy, the wife of the Raja, averts her face from the fishes, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.163.aCCCC0
The forty wives and their secret paramours being punished by stoning to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.164.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-Fourth...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.165.bCCCC0
Bashir confides his love for Habbaza to an Arab friend, and sends him to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.167.bCCCC0
Habbaza meets Bashir under a tree, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.168.bCCCC0
The disguised Arab, substituting for Habbaza, is whipped by her husband...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.169.bCCCC0
Habbaza’s sister, who is sent to console her, discovers the disguised...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.170.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-fifth Night...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.171.bCCCC0
Mukhtar throws his wife Maimuna into the pit, but she saves herself,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.174.bCCCC0
The destitute Mukhtar meets his wife Maimuna at a holy shrine, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.175.bCCCC0
The lover of Hamnaz, who has been hanged from the gallows, bites off her...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.177.aCCCC0
In order to falsely implicate her husband, Hamnaz places a knife by his...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.177.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-sixth Night...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.179.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-seventh...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.185.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-ninth Night...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.192.aCCCC0
The monkey, serving as the lion’s chamberlain, converses with the lynx...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.193.aCCCC0
The lion returns to his territory and sees the monkey conversing with...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.194.bCCCC0
The monkey advises the suspicious lion to cast off fear and take...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.196.aCCCC0
The lion, suspecting treachery on the part of the monkey, slays him and...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.197.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Thirtieth Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.198.aCCCC0
A woman with two children, having abandoned her home, goes into the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.200.bCCCC0
The woman conversing with her children, as the leopard returns, egged on...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.202.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-first night: The donkey,...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.207.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Forty-sixth night: The Raja of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.293.bCCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century) and 1 other
1947.502CCCC0
Calligraphy
Sur Das (Indian) and 1 other
1947.502.bCCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501CCCC0
Portrait of Murad Bakhsh (1624–1661)
attributed to Balchand (Indian, active 1595-c. 1650)
2013.327CCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1961.44CCCC0
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
attributed to Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324CCCC0
A prince celebrating Holi with palace women on a terrace at night (recto)
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342.aCCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76CCCC0
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352CCCC0
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
Lovers Embracing
India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner, Mughal Dynasty
1971.91CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Mahmud ibn Ishaq al-Shahabi (Persian, active mid- to late 1500s) and 1 other
2013.347CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.347.aCCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287CCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119CCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger)
India, Mughal
1985.119.aCCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger): Sheath
India, Mughal
1985.119.bCCCC0
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
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574-1612)
Nur Muhammad (Indian, active c. 1580-1630)
1987.1100CCCC0
A Night Scene of Shiva Puja (recto)
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.350.aCCCC0
Man's morning coat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1936.443CCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237CCCC0
Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145CCCC0
Mary ascends the stairs to the temple, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.9.aCCCC0
The Flowering of Joseph's Rod, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.11.bCCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.aCCCC0
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.24.bCCCC0
The place of Jesus’s birth, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.25.bCCCC0
The Adoration of the Shepherds, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.30.aCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bCCCC0
Simeon Kneels in Front of Mary and Jesus After Recognizing Them, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.40.aCCCC0
John the Baptist recognizes Christ by the appearance of a dove, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.50.bCCCC0
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aCCCC0
Jesus being awakened during a tempest on the Sea of Galilee, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.77.aCCCC0
Mary Magdalene presents ointment to Jesus, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.102.bCCCC0
Salome Receiving John the Baptist's Head on a Platter, from a Mirror of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.112.bCCCC0
Jesus writes on the ground, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.130.bCCCC0
Jesus being portrayed by King Abgar’s painter, from a Mir’at al-quds of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.143.aCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aCCCC0
Pomander
Mughal India
1989.349CCCC0
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 First Adventure of the White Horse, Page from the Khan Khanan's Razm...
India, Subimperial Mughal school, 17th century
1964.52CCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1939.66CCCC0
A blindfolded suitor is brought before a princess; verso: scrolling...
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.343CCCC0
A blindfolded suitor is brought before a princess (recto)
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.343.aCCCC0
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312CCCC0
Women enjoying the river at the forest’s edge
style of Hunhar II (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.351CCCC0
Women Enjoying the River at the Forest’s Edge
style of Hunhar II (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.351.aCCCC0
A House Burgled at Night
Mughal India
2013.333CCCC0
Woolen carpet with millefleurs decoration
India, Mughal, Kashmir, 17th century
1936.17CCCC0
Princess and attendant in trompe l’oeil window
Aqil Khan (Indian, active mid-1700s)
1955.297CCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79CCCC0
A prince visiting a holy man in a rocky landscape
India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.302CCCC0
A Prince Visiting a Holy Man in a Rocky Landscape
India, Mughal, 16th century
2013.302.aCCCC0
Footed Platter
India, Mughal Dynasty
1976.73CCCC0
European Costume Scene
India, Mughal Dynasty
1971.89CCCC0
Powder horn
India, Mughal, 17th-18th century
1989.351CCCC0
Jewel Portrait of a Young Girl
India, Mughal, 17th century
1968.71CCCC0
Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1967.244CCCC0
Portrait of Suraj Singh Rathor, Raja of Marwar and Maternal Uncle of...
attributed to Bishandas (Indian, active c. 1610–30)
2013.313CCCC0
Opium Smokers Served Fruit and Bread
India, Mughal Dynasty
1971.90CCCC0
Draupadi Rescued from Abduction, from a Mahabharata
Northern India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner
2018.189CCCC0
Lovers parting, page from a book of fables
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303CCCC0
Ring
India, Mughal
1944.68CCCC0
Globular-Shaped Box Decorated with Gems
India, Mughal dynasty
1989.348CCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Portrait of Asaf Khan
India, Mughal court, reign of Shah Jahan (1628-1658), Mughal Dynasty
1945.168CCCC0
Kakubha Ragini
India, Mughal Dynasty
1960.50CCCC0
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tuti-Nama (Tales of a Parrot)
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century) and 1 other
1947.502Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperImage: 34 x 20 cm (13 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Overall: 38.5 x 25 cm (15 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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 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
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
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1961.44Gold on blue glassOverall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
attributed to Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 41 x 32.7 cm (16 1/8 x 12 7/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Husain Ali Khan Entertaining His Brothers (The Sayyid Brothers)
India, Mughal Dynasty
2013.334Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 30.8 x 30.5 cm (12 1/8 x 12 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Mahmud ibn Ishaq al-Shahabi (Persian, active mid- to late 1500s) and 1 other
2013.347Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper (recto); ink and opaque watercolor with gold on paper (verso)Page: 28 x 23.8 cm (11 x 9 3/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287GlassOverall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Babur meeting with Sultan Ali Mirza at the Kohik River, from a Babur...
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1971.85Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 28 x 16.5 cm (11 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 41 x 27.1 cm (16 1/8 x 10 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
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
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 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
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
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
Page of disasters, from the Tarikh-i Alfi (History of the Thousand [Years])
India, Mughal, 16th century, made for Akbar
1932.36Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperOverall: 41 x 22.6 cm (16 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
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
Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.14524 full size illustrations with 160 folios of text; gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
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 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
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
Timur distributes gifts from his grandson, the Prince of Multan, from a...
Shravana (Indian)
2012.301Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 28.2 x 20.2 cm (11 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.); Image: 14.7 x 9.8 cm (5 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Babur receives booty and Humayun’s salute after the victory over Sultan...
India, Mughal court, made for Emperor Akbar
2013.308Opaque watercolor on paper, mounted on an album page with borders of gold-decorated cream paperPage: 42 x 27.6 cm (16 9/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A blindfolded suitor is brought before a princess; verso: scrolling...
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.343Opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); opaque watercolor with gold on paper (verso)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 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
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
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
A woman mistakes a cow for the Angel of Death, from a Lights of Canopus ...
Mughal India, reign of Jahangir
2019.81Gum tempera on paperPainting: 19.7 x 10.2 cm (7 3/4 x 4 in.); Framed: 38.1 x 26.7 cm (15 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of Michael Silver and Deborah Lader in memory of Rabbi Daniel Jeremy SilverCCCC0
Woolen carpet with millefleurs decoration
India, Mughal, Kashmir, 17th century
1936.17Asymmetrical knot: pashmina (wool)Average: 292.7 x 248.9 cm (115 1/4 x 98 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
Portrait of Raja Ram Singh of Amber (r. 1667-1688) with a Deccan Sword ...
India, Mughal court, 17th century
2013.330Opaque watercolor on paperPage: 30.4 x 18.5 cm (11 15/16 x 7 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
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperImage: 20.3 x 14.3 cm (8 x 5 5/8 in.); Sheet with border: 37.5 x 25.2 cm (14 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
A prince visiting a holy man in a rocky landscape
India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.302Opaque watercolor on paperPage: 34 x 20.7 cm (13 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.); Painting: 18.4 x 10.1 cm (7 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Footed Platter
India, Mughal Dynasty
1976.73Nephrite (jade)Diameter: 41.1 cm (16 3/16 in.)Given in memory of Ambassador R. Henry NorwebCCCC0
European Costume Scene
India, Mughal Dynasty
1971.89Color on paperImage: 21.5 x 13.4 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Powder horn
India, Mughal, 17th-18th century
1989.351Jadeite, iron inlaid with brassOverall: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Vabhruvahana Approaches Arjuna, page from the Khan Khanan's Razm-nama
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century)
1960.44Ink and color with gold on paperOverall: 35 x 24 cm (13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Jewel Portrait of a Young Girl
India, Mughal, 17th century
1968.71Ink drawing with slight accents of colorImage: 3.3 x 2.4 cm (1 5/16 x 15/16 in.); Overall: 4.6 x 3.8 cm (1 13/16 x 1 1/2 in.)Gift of Arthur L. Parker FoundationCCCC0
Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1967.244Ink and color on paperImage: 14.7 x 9.8 cm (5 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 38.8 x 26.3 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
Portrait of Suraj Singh Rathor, Raja of Marwar and Maternal Uncle of...
attributed to Bishandas (Indian, active c. 1610–30)
2013.313Opaque watercolor with gold on paperPage: 29.1 x 19 cm (11 7/16 x 7 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
Opium Smokers Served Fruit and Bread
India, Mughal Dynasty
1971.90Color on paperImage: 18.5 x 29 cm (7 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.); with mat: 36.3 x 49 cm (14 5/16 x 19 5/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Draupadi Rescued from Abduction, from a Mahabharata
Northern India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner
2018.189Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 14.6 x 19.4 cm (5 3/4 x 7 5/8 in.); Miniature: 11.2 x 16.5 cm (4 7/16 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Lovers parting, page from a book of fables
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, mounted on an album leaf with inner borders of gold-sprinkled blue paper and outer plain cream borders (recto); ink on paper, six lines of Persian calligraphy (verso)Page: 36.1 x 24.8 cm (14 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.); Painting: 24 x 12 cm (9 7/16 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Folio B: Folio from the "Five Treasures" (Panj Ganj) of Jami (recto)
Mushfiq (Indian) and others
2013.315.2.aInk, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, double-sided with text on versoPage: 30.2 x 18.1 cm (11 7/8 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
Page from a Panj Ganj (Five Treasures) of Abd al-Rahman Jami (Persian,...
Mushfiq (Indian) and others
2013.315.2.bInk, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, double-sided with text on versoPage: 30.2 x 18.1 cm (11 7/8 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
Ring
India, Mughal
1944.68Gold, emerald, glass, silver foil, and enamelDiameter: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Globular-Shaped Box Decorated with Gems
India, Mughal dynasty
1989.348Gold paste and clear and colored rock crystalOverall: 7 x 5.7 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Portrait of Asaf Khan
India, Mughal court, reign of Shah Jahan (1628-1658), Mughal Dynasty
1945.168Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 19 x 11.9 cm (7 1/2 x 4 11/16 in.); Overall: 38 x 24.8 cm (14 15/16 x 9 3/4 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A Man Dips His Hand into a Cauldron as Ladies of the Harem Stand in...
Mughal India
2013.307Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, text on versoPage: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 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
Kakubha Ragini
India, Mughal Dynasty
1960.50Color on paperOverall: 21.5 x 16 cm (8 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0