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Royal Women Celebrating Diwali
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
1971.82CCCC0
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63CCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period
1963.504CCCC0
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
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
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369CCCC0
Krishna Returns with the Cowherds to Braj, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Uttarakhand, probably Garhwal
1971.301CCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18CCCC0
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.250CCCC0
Sita in the Garden of Lanka, From the Ramayana epic of Valmiki
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler
1966.143CCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45CCCC0
Male Fertility Divinity, Possibly Shiva
Northern India, possibly Mathura, Kushan period
1986.71CCCC0
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312CCCC0
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.472CCCC0
Head of a Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Shunga Period
1962.45CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278CCCC0
Seated Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1941.94CCCC0
Lion
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1952.514CCCC0
Portrait of an Aging Man
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler
1968.41CCCC0
Head of Vishnu
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta period
1942.498CCCC0
Head of a Rishi
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1971.41CCCC0
River Goddess Ganga
Northern India, Mathura, Vardhama Period, 6th-7th Century
1966.119CCCC0
Shalabhanjika (Woman and Tree)
Northern India, Kashmir
1974.74CCCC0
Monolithic Pillar
Northern India, Mathura, early medieval period, 7th-8th century
1938.14CCCC0
Two Elephants Fighting in a Courtyard Before Muhammad Shah
attributed to Nainsukh (Indian, 1710-1778)
2005.1CCCC0
Two Elephants Fighting in a Courtyard Before Muhammad Shah
attributed to Nainsukh (Indian, 1710-1778)
2005.1.aCCCC0
Raja Bikram Singh of Guler (r. 1661–75) Smoking a Hookah
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.89CCCC0
Krishna Celebrates Holi
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Guler
2018.104CCCC0
Krishna and Balarama Touching the Feet of Vasudeva and Devaki
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.85CCCC0
Vishnu on Ananta, the Endless Serpent
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.155CCCC0
Rama’s Brothers Bharata and Shatrughna set out from Ayodhya to find Rama...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
2018.119CCCC0
Taking of the Toll, Dana-Lila
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.86CCCC0
Celebrations of Krishna's Birth, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Jammu and Kashmir, Mankot, 18th century
1988.70CCCC0
A Warrior Mounting a Held Horse: Saindhava Ragaputra of Shri, from a...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.90CCCC0
The Morning Toilette
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.115CCCC0
Descent of the Ganges
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.111CCCC0
The Heroine Who Waits Anxiously for Her Absent Lover: Utka Nayika
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.114CCCC0
A Lady with Attendant and a Pair of Deer: Probably Gujari Ragini of...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom, probably Chamba
2018.108CCCC0
Enthroned Rama and Sita Receive Homage from their Monkey and Bear Allies
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Nurpur
2018.117CCCC0
Devi Shrine
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Mandi
2020.80CCCC0
Gods, Rishis, and Demons at the Feast of Rama’s Birth, from a Ramayana
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
2018.121CCCC0
Worship of Stone Image of Shiva and Parvati within a Shrine
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.112CCCC0
A Heroine Waiting for Her Paramour: Vasakasajja Nayika, from a Nurpur...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Nurpur
2018.116CCCC0
A Couple Seated Against Two Pillows Making Love
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.110CCCC0
Palace Women Enjoy Music by the Side of a Water Cascade
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Guler
2018.105CCCC0
Seated Lady Smoking a Hookah
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Guler
2018.106CCCC0
Krishna Playing with the Gopis in the Yamuna
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Nurpur
2018.118CCCC0
An Amorous Couple, Probably Raja Mahendra Pal of Basohli (r. 1806–13)...
Northern India, Jammu and Kashmir, Pahari Kingdom of Basohli
2018.84CCCC0
Draupadi Rescued from Abduction, from a Mahabharata
Northern India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner
2018.189CCCC0
Women Worshipping a Shiva Linga: Devagandhari Ragini of Hindol, from a...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.87CCCC0
Hindola Raga
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra, late 18th century
1975.9CCCC0
Shiva Seated on a Throne in a Landscape
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.113CCCC0
Buddha Calling the Earth to Witness
Northern India, Bihar, 11th-12th century
1965.27CCCC0
The Heroine Who Waits Anxiously for Her Absent Lover (Utka Nayika)
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1932.118CCCC0
The Goddess Kali Standing on a Mountaintop
attributed to Master of the court of Mandi (Indian)
2018.98CCCC0
Raja Hari Sen of Mandi (r. 1604-1623-37)
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Mandi
2018.96CCCC0
Head of Kubera
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
2012.295CCCC0
KIng Bikramaditya Summons Madhava, from a Madhavanala Kamakandala
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari kingdom of Mandi or Bilaspur
2018.92CCCC0
Tiger Hunt of Raja Ram Singh II
Northern India, Rajasthan, Kotah, 19th century
2011.139CCCC0
Hindu God Krishna Being Dressed in Women's Clothes for Spring Festival Holi
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra, 18th century
1933.453CCCC0
Raja Chattar Singh smoking
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.109CCCC0
A noble, probably Raja Gaur Sen, receives another noble
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Mandi
2018.99CCCC0
Vishnu Battles Madhu and Kaitabha, from a Markandeya Purana
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler, 18th century
1974.46CCCC0
Cremation of the Demoness Putana, from a Krishna-Lila
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra, 18th century
1984.4CCCC0
Lovers parting, page from a book of fables
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303CCCC0
Lovers Parting, Page from a Book of Fables
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303.aCCCC0
Calligraphy: Preface to the Anvar-i Suhaili
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303.bCCCC0
Augury of the Crow (Vasakasajja Nayika)
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1989.337CCCC0
Toilette of Radha
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1953.245CCCC0
Amorous Couple:  Mithuna
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Ahichchatra, Gupta period
1971.133CCCC0
Standing Vishnu
Northern India, Mathura, late Gupta Period
1963.580CCCC0
Seated Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, probably Kaushambi
1977.175CCCC0
Ravana’s sister complains that her nose was cut off by Lakshmana as the...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom
2018.107CCCC0
Seated Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Gupta period
1973.214CCCC0
Devi Enshrined and Holding the Tongue of a Demon
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Sirohi; or Northern Deccan, Aurangabad
2018.200CCCC0
Bhima's Consultation with the Astrologer: Scene from the Nala-Damayanti...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1936.684CCCC0
Shiva Under Trees
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1960.48CCCC0
Radha's Hair Being Dressed
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1969.35CCCC0
Markandeya Viewing Krishna in the Cosmic Ocean
Northern India, Jammu and Kashmir, Basohli, 17th century
1967.241CCCC0
The Heroine Who Waits Anxiously for Her Absent Lover (Utka Nayaka)
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Guler
2018.103CCCC0
Vishnu and Lakshmi Seated on a Lotus Blossom
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1997.118CCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan, 19th century
1952.197CCCC0
Fragment of Draped Garment worn by Members of the Court for Festive...
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan, 18th century
1952.193CCCC0
Siva and Parvati (Uma-Mahesvara)
Northern India, Uttaranchal, Almoral, 10th century
2011.208CCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan, 18th century
1952.192CCCC0
Border with Peacock Design
India, Northern, 17th century
1925.798CCCC0
Fragment of Draped Court Apparel
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan, 18th century
1925.673CCCC0
No image available
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan, 18th century
1925.673.aCCCC0
Fragment of Draped Court Apparel
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan, 18th century
1925.673.bCCCC0
Raja Sansar Chand Attacking Kangra Fort
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
2018.120CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Royal Women Celebrating Diwali
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
1971.82Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 20.5 x 24.7 cm (8 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63Red mottled sandstoneOverall: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Marriage of Pradyumna and Rukmavati, page from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India
1976.26Gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 16.3 x 21.5 cm (6 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period
1963.504SandstoneOverall: 30.6 x 16.6 cm (12 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
Salome Receiving John the Baptist's Head on a Platter, from a Mirror of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.112.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.4 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 19.8 x 11.2 cm (7 13/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369SchistOverall: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Krishna sporting with the gopis in the Jumna River, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India
1971.171Gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 16.5 x 22.2 cm (6 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin N. HaasCCCC0
Krishna Returns with the Cowherds to Braj, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Uttarakhand, probably Garhwal
1971.301Opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 22 x 33 cm (8 11/16 x 13 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18Ivory with gold and polychromeOverall: 13 x 8.9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.250Red sandstoneOverall: 70.5 x 17.5 cm (27 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Sita in the Garden of Lanka, From the Ramayana epic of Valmiki
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler
1966.143Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 55.5 x 79 cm (21 7/8 x 31 1/8 in.); Overall: 56.3 x 81 cm (22 3/16 x 31 7/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45SchistOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Male Fertility Divinity, Possibly Shiva
Northern India, possibly Mathura, Kushan period
1986.71TerracottaOverall: 17.3 cm (6 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.472Red sandstoneOverall: 55.8 cm (21 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Head of a Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Shunga Period
1962.45Mottled red sandstoneOverall: 48.2 x 40 x 35.6 cm (19 x 15 3/4 x 14 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278SandstoneOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Seated Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1941.94SandstoneOverall: 63 x 58.5 cm (24 13/16 x 23 1/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Lion
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1952.514SandstoneOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Portrait of an Aging Man
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler
1968.41Ink and opaque white pigment on paperOverall: 18 x 13.3 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Head of Vishnu
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta period
1942.498SandstoneOverall: 28 cm (11 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Head of a Rishi
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1971.41StoneOverall: 27.7 x 24 cm (10 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
River Goddess Ganga
Northern India, Mathura, Vardhama Period, 6th-7th Century
1966.119SandstoneOverall: 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Shalabhanjika (Woman and Tree)
Northern India, Kashmir
1974.74Gray steatiteOverall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Monolithic Pillar
Northern India, Mathura, early medieval period, 7th-8th century
1938.14Red sandstoneOverall: 109.9 x 25.4 cm (43 1/4 x 10 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Two Elephants Fighting in a Courtyard Before Muhammad Shah
attributed to Nainsukh (Indian, 1710-1778)
2005.1Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 62.5 x 42 cm (24 5/8 x 16 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Raja Bikram Singh of Guler (r. 1661–75) Smoking a Hookah
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.89Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 21.7 x 28.8 cm (8 9/16 x 11 5/16 in.); Image: 17.2 x 24.4 cm (6 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Krishna Celebrates Holi
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Guler
2018.104Gum tempera, gold, and silver on paperPage: 21 x 29.4 cm (8 1/4 x 11 9/16 in.); Image: 15.5 x 23.8 cm (6 1/8 x 9 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Krishna and Balarama Touching the Feet of Vasudeva and Devaki
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.85Gum tempera, gold and silver on paperPage: 28.5 x 21.6 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.); Image: 24.3 x 16.5 cm (9 9/16 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Vishnu on Ananta, the Endless Serpent
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.155Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 17.8 x 17.6 cm (7 x 6 15/16 in.); Image: 17.1 x 16.7 cm (6 3/4 x 6 9/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Rama’s Brothers Bharata and Shatrughna set out from Ayodhya to find Rama...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
2018.119Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 24.9 x 35.7 cm (9 13/16 x 14 1/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 31.5 cm (8 1/16 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Taking of the Toll, Dana-Lila
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.86Page: 26.2 x 19.9 cm (10 5/16 x 7 13/16 in.); Image: 21.2 x 17.9 cm (8 3/8 x 7 1/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Celebrations of Krishna's Birth, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Jammu and Kashmir, Mankot, 18th century
1988.70Ink and color on paperImage: 22.9 x 15.2 cm (9 x 6 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
A Warrior Mounting a Held Horse: Saindhava Ragaputra of Shri, from a...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.90Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 25.7 x 18.8 cm (10 1/8 x 7 3/8 in.); Image: 20.8 x 14.5 cm (8 3/16 x 5 11/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
The Morning Toilette
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.115Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 26.5 x 18.6 cm (10 7/16 x 7 5/16 in.); Image: 22.1 x 13.8 cm (8 11/16 x 5 7/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Descent of the Ganges
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.111Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 20.8 x 29.8 cm (8 3/16 x 11 3/4 in.); Image: 17.6 x 26.9 cm (6 15/16 x 10 9/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
The Heroine Who Waits Anxiously for Her Absent Lover: Utka Nayika
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.114Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 26.3 x 17.8 cm (10 3/8 x 7 in.); Image: 25.2 x 16.6 cm (9 15/16 x 6 9/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A Lady with Attendant and a Pair of Deer: Probably Gujari Ragini of...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom, probably Chamba
2018.108Gum tempera on paperPage: 21.9 x 15.6 cm (8 5/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 16.7 x 10.1 cm (6 9/16 x 4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Enthroned Rama and Sita Receive Homage from their Monkey and Bear Allies
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Nurpur
2018.117Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 40.7 x 28.9 cm (16 x 11 3/8 in.); Image: 23.7 x 14.9 cm (9 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Devi Shrine
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Mandi
2020.80Gum tempera and gold on paper31.8 x 24.1 cm (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift of Nancy and Wayne HunnicuttCCCC0
Gods, Rishis, and Demons at the Feast of Rama’s Birth, from a Ramayana
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
2018.121Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 27.7 x 39.4 cm (10 7/8 x 15 1/2 in.); Image: 23.5 x 34.7 cm (9 1/4 x 13 11/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Worship of Stone Image of Shiva and Parvati within a Shrine
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.112Gum tempera on paperPage: 38 x 24.8 cm (14 15/16 x 9 3/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A Heroine Waiting for Her Paramour: Vasakasajja Nayika, from a Nurpur...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Nurpur
2018.116Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 28.4 x 20.2 cm (11 3/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Image: 24.4 x 16.7 cm (9 5/8 x 6 9/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A Couple Seated Against Two Pillows Making Love
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.110Gum tempera on paperPage: 21.2 x 18.1 cm (8 3/8 x 7 1/8 in.); Image: 18.1 x 16.4 cm (7 1/8 x 6 7/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Palace Women Enjoy Music by the Side of a Water Cascade
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Guler
2018.105Gum tempera, gold and silver on paperPage: 29.6 x 20.6 cm (11 5/8 x 8 1/8 in.); Image: 24.1 x 16 cm (9 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Seated Lady Smoking a Hookah
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Guler
2018.106Gum tempera, gold, and beetle-wing carapaces on paperPage: 32.1 x 25.3 cm (12 5/8 x 9 15/16 in.); Image: 24.1 x 16 cm (9 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Krishna Playing with the Gopis in the Yamuna
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Nurpur
2018.118Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 24.8 x 17.8 cm (9 3/4 x 7 in.); Image: 23.5 x 16.6 cm (9 1/4 x 6 9/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
An Amorous Couple, Probably Raja Mahendra Pal of Basohli (r. 1806–13)...
Northern India, Jammu and Kashmir, Pahari Kingdom of Basohli
2018.84Color on paperImage: 18.5 x 12.1 cm (7 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.); Page: 21.6 x 15 cm (8 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase 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
Women Worshipping a Shiva Linga: Devagandhari Ragini of Hindol, from a...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.87Gum tempera and gold on paperMiniature: 21 x 18.4 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Hindola Raga
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra, late 18th century
1975.9Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperImage: 20.5 x 15.3 cm (8 1/16 x 6 in.); with mat: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Shiva Seated on a Throne in a Landscape
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.113Gum tempera on paperPage: 30.2 x 21.9 cm (11 7/8 x 8 5/8 in.); Image: 28.3 x 19.8 cm (11 1/8 x 7 13/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Buddha Calling the Earth to Witness
Northern India, Bihar, 11th-12th century
1965.27StoneOverall: 8.2 x 6.1 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
The Heroine Who Waits Anxiously for Her Absent Lover (Utka Nayika)
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1932.118Gum tempera on and paperImage: 16 x 10.2 cm (6 5/16 x 4 in.); Overall: 23.8 x 14.8 cm (9 3/8 x 5 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
King Muchukunda Enters the Realm of Mount Gandhamadana to Attain...
attributed to Fattu (Indian)
2018.83Gum tempera, gold, and silver on paperPage: 30.3 x 40.7 cm (11 15/16 x 16 in.); Image: 27.1 x 37.5 cm (10 11/16 x 14 3/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
The Goddess Kali Standing on a Mountaintop
attributed to Master of the court of Mandi (Indian)
2018.98Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 28.1 x 18.4 cm (11 1/16 x 7 1/4 in.); Image: 24.9 x 15.3 cm (9 13/16 x 6 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Raja Hari Sen of Mandi (r. 1604-1623-37)
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Mandi
2018.96Page: 31.8 x 17.8 cm (12 1/2 x 7 in.); Image: 29.8 x 15.6 cm (11 3/4 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Head of Kubera
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
2012.295Spotted red sandstoneOverall: 16 x 14 x 14 cm (6 5/16 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.); Block: 24.5 x 10.2 x 8.3 cm (9 5/8 x 4 x 3 1/4 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
KIng Bikramaditya Summons Madhava, from a Madhavanala Kamakandala
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari kingdom of Mandi or Bilaspur
2018.92Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 21.2 x 30.7 cm (8 3/8 x 12 1/16 in.); Image: 18.7 x 28.6 cm (7 3/8 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Tiger Hunt of Raja Ram Singh II
Northern India, Rajasthan, Kotah, 19th century
2011.139Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paperFramed: 92.7 x 76.8 cm (36 1/2 x 30 1/4 in.); Unframed: 64.8 x 48.9 cm (25 1/2 x 19 1/4 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Hindu God Krishna Being Dressed in Women's Clothes for Spring Festival Holi
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra, 18th century
1933.453Drawing with patches of opaque watercolorOverall: 19 x 27.4 cm (7 1/2 x 10 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Raja Chattar Singh smoking
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Chamba
2018.109Page: 19.7 x 16.4 cm (7 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.); Image: 15.3 x 12.6 cm (6 x 4 15/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A noble, probably Raja Gaur Sen, receives another noble
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Mandi
2018.99Color on paperPage: 19.8 x 14.8 cm (7 13/16 x 5 13/16 in.); Image: 16.4 x 14.8 cm (6 7/16 x 5 13/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Vishnu Battles Madhu and Kaitabha, from a Markandeya Purana
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler, 18th century
1974.46Opaque watercolor on paperImage: 16.7 x 25.8 cm (6 9/16 x 10 3/16 in.); Overall: 20.2 x 29.2 cm (7 15/16 x 11 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Cremation of the Demoness Putana, from a Krishna-Lila
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra, 18th century
1984.4Opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 20.9 x 31.2 cm (8 1/4 x 12 5/16 in.)Delia E. Holden 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
Augury of the Crow (Vasakasajja Nayika)
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1989.337Color on paperOverall: 21.4 x 14.5 cm (8 7/16 x 5 11/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
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
Toilette of Radha
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1953.245Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 21.1 x 14.5 cm (8 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.); Overall: 24.8 x 18.3 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Amorous Couple:  Mithuna
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Ahichchatra, Gupta period
1971.133TerracottaOverall: 38.5 x 37 cm (15 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Standing Vishnu
Northern India, Mathura, late Gupta Period
1963.580Red sandstoneOverall: 109.2 x 24.1 cm (43 x 9 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Seated Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, probably Kaushambi
1977.175TerracottaOverall: 47.3 x 26 cm (18 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ravana’s sister complains that her nose was cut off by Lakshmana as the...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom
2018.107Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 21.6 x 31.8 cm (8 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.); Miniature: 18.4 x 28.9 cm (7 1/4 x 11 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Seated Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Gupta period
1973.214Red mottled sandstoneOverall: 82 cm (32 5/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Devi Enshrined and Holding the Tongue of a Demon
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Sirohi; or Northern Deccan, Aurangabad
2018.200Gum tempera, gold, and silver on paperPage: 35.6 x 26.7 cm (14 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Bhima's Consultation with the Astrologer: Scene from the Nala-Damayanti...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1936.684Ink with slight color on paperOverall: 22.2 x 33.5 cm (8 3/4 x 13 3/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Shiva Under Trees
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1960.48Gum tempera on paperOverall: 18.2 x 14 cm (7 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Radha's Hair Being Dressed
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1969.35Ink with touches of color on paperImage: 25 x 17 cm (9 13/16 x 6 11/16 in.); Overall: 29.7 x 20.3 cm (11 11/16 x 8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Markandeya Viewing Krishna in the Cosmic Ocean
Northern India, Jammu and Kashmir, Basohli, 17th century
1967.241Opaque waterolor on paperImage: 15.2 x 10 cm (6 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20.5 x 15 cm (8 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Pediment with the face of Glory (Kirti-mukha)
Northern India
1988.102SandstoneOverall: 50.8 x 94 cm (20 x 37 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
The Heroine Who Waits Anxiously for Her Absent Lover (Utka Nayaka)
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Guler
2018.103Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 24.8 x 18.7 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/8 in.); Miniature: 21 x 15.1 cm (8 1/4 x 5 15/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Vishnu and Lakshmi Seated on a Lotus Blossom
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1997.118Gum tempera and gold on paperSheet: 13.3 x 9 cm (5 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan, 19th century
1952.197Block printed, painted and overprinted with gold leaf; cottonOverall: 6 x 14 cm (2 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Draped Garment worn by Members of the Court for Festive...
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan, 18th century
1952.193Block printed with gold leaf on cotton muslinOverall: 30.5 x 12.2 cm (12 x 4 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Siva and Parvati (Uma-Mahesvara)
Northern India, Uttaranchal, Almoral, 10th century
2011.208Greenish-gray schistOverall: 48 x 34 x 14.5 cm (18 7/8 x 13 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan, 18th century
1952.192Block printed and applied silver leaf; pigments on dyed cottonOverall: 17.8 x 15.6 cm (7 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Border with Peacock Design
India, Northern, 17th century
1925.798Woven silkOverall: 13.4 x 20.3 cm (5 1/4 x 8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Draped Court Apparel
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan, 18th century
1925.673Block printed with gold leaf on cotton muslinAverage: 32.8 x 16.3 cm (12 15/16 x 6 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Raja Sansar Chand Attacking Kangra Fort
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
2018.120Opaque watercolor and gold on cotton clothPainting: 81.3 x 264 cm (32 x 103 15/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0