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Medium: Gum tempera, ink ,and gold on paper (40)
Medium: Gum tempera, ink ,and gold on paper (40)
Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1967.244CCCC0
Tuti-Nama (Tales of a Parrot)
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279CCCC0
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
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76CCCC0
Ravana’s sister Shurpanakha complains that her nose and ears were cut...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh
2018.107CCCC0
Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains (verso)
Mughal India, probably Lucknow
2013.348.bCCCC0
Prince Shreyamsa Dreams of the Coming of Rishabha, from a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Amber
2021.12CCCC0
Transfer of the Embryo, folio 13 from a Kalpa-sutra
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur
17.2014©
Transfer of the Embryo, folio 13 from a Kalpa-sutra (recto)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur
17.2014.a©
Transfer of the Embryo (verso)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur
17.2014.b©
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237CCCC0
Radha’s Confidante Brings Her to Krishna, Based on Poetry of Bihari ...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
2018.172CCCC0
Rao Ram Singh I’s Elephant Gone Amok
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.177CCCC0
Krishna and the Cowherds Dive into the River, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.126CCCC0
Draupadi Rescued from Abduction, from a Mahabharata
Northern India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner
2018.189CCCC0
Kaikeyi reminds Dasharatha about the sacrifices of King Bali and King...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar, Court of Amar Singh II
2018.142CCCC0
Rama, Sita, and Lakshmana visit the hermitage of the sage Bharadvaja at...
Central India, Malwa Region, Madhya Pradesh
2018.129CCCC0
Maharana Jagat Singh II of Mewar (r. 1734–51) Dressed as a Bhil, Hunting...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.146CCCC0
Woman Longing for Her Lover: Verati Ragini of Dipak, from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.176CCCC0
Krishna and Consort on a Palace Balcony with Musicians: Vukharo...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.179CCCC0
No image available
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
26.2014©
Sugriva challenges his Brother Vali, King of the Forest Dwellers, to a...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Nurpur, Court of Dayadhata
1973.103CCCC0
Rama, Sita, and Lakshmana in the forest, from a Ramayana (Rama’s Journey)
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra, Court of Anirudh Chand
1989.332CCCC0
Ghatotkacha and three demons in his company chase Bhagadatta, from...
attributed to Fazl (Indian, active early 1600s)
2013.321CCCC0
The birth of Rama and his brothers, from Chapter 17 of the Bala Kanda ...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra, Court of Aniruddh Chand
1953.13CCCC0
Sugriva, the Monkey King
South India, Tamil Nadu, Tanjore
1975.73CCCC0
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
Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145CCCC0
Kadgaramon, the son of Ravana
South India, Tamil Nadu, Tanjore
2001.163CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1967.244Gum tempera, ink, and gold 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
Tuti-Nama (Tales of a Parrot)
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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
Folio 40 from a Kalpa-sutra: Text (recto); Birth of Mahavira (verso)
Western India, Gujarat
1976.27Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 9.4 x 28.4 cm (3 11/16 x 11 3/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Mughal ruler Humayun defeating the Afghans before reconquering India,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1971.77Gum tempera, 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
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
Battle between Manuchihr and Tur, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of...
Mughal India, court of Jahangir
1945.171Gum tempera, 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
Ravana’s sister Shurpanakha complains that her nose and ears were cut...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh
2018.107Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 21.6 x 31.8 cm (8 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.); Image: 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
Alamshah cleaving asunder the chain of the wheel, from volume 11 of a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1976.74Gum tempera, ink, and gold on cotton and paperPage: 83.7 x 67 cm (32 15/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
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
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
Prince Shreyamsa Dreams of the Coming of Rishabha, from a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Amber
2021.12Gum tempera, ink, silver, and gold on paper26.7 x 42.5 cm (10 1/2 x 16 3/4 in.)Jo Hershey Selden FundCCCC0
Transfer of the Embryo, folio 13 from a Kalpa-sutra
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur
17.2014Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 11.7 x 29.5 cm (4 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 54.6 x 39 cm (21 1/2 x 15 3/8 in.); Image: 40.1 x 29.1 cm (15 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Michael de HavenonCCCC0
Krishna Lifting Mount Govardhan, from a Persian translation of the...
Southern India, Deccan
2006.203Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32.3 x 24.1 cm (12 11/16 x 9 1/2 in.); Image: 23.5 x 18 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)Gift of Eugene and Joan Savitt in memory of Dr. and Mrs. E.K. Zaworski, her grandparentsCCCC0
Radha’s Confidante Brings Her to Krishna, Based on Poetry of Bihari ...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
2018.172Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 28.3 x 39.4 cm (11 1/8 x 15 1/2 in.); Miniature: 21.6 x 31.4 cm (8 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Rao Ram Singh I’s Elephant Gone Amok
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.177Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 41.6 cm (7 7/8 x 16 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Krishna and the Cowherds Dive into the River, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.126Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20.6 x 17.8 cm (8 1/8 x 7 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Abduction of Rukmini: Krishna Tied the Hands of Rukma, from a Bhagavata...
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.127Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 16.9 x 20 cm (6 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Miniature: 14 x 17.8 cm (5 1/2 x 7 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 Play Music for Radha and Krishna: Chitrini Nayika, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.132Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 22.9 x 16.2 cm (9 x 6 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Kaikeyi reminds Dasharatha about the sacrifices of King Bali and King...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar, Court of Amar Singh II
2018.142Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPurchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Rama, Sita, and Lakshmana visit the hermitage of the sage Bharadvaja at...
Central India, Malwa Region, Madhya Pradesh
2018.129Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 18.1 x 15.6 cm (7 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Maharana Jagat Singh II of Mewar (r. 1734–51) Dressed as a Bhil, Hunting...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.146Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 17.2 x 24.8 cm (6 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Three Musicians Perform Before a King: Shri Raga, from a Ragamala
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.131Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper20.8 x 16.5 cm (8 3/16 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
The Goddess Annihilates the Demon Raktabija, from a Devi-Mahatmya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.128Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 16.2 x 25.7 cm (6 3/8 x 10 1/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Woman Longing for Her Lover: Verati Ragini of Dipak, from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.176Gum tempera, ink, gold, and silver on paperPage: 30.2 x 24.2 cm (11 7/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Miniature: 21 x 11.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Krishna and Consort on a Palace Balcony with Musicians: Vukharo...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.179Gum tempera, ink, silver, and gold on paperPage: 32.7 x 23.8 cm (12 7/8 x 9 3/8 in.); Miniature: 18.8 x 12.7 cm (7 3/8 x 5 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
No image available
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
26.2014Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.3 x 30.6 cm (4 13/16 x 12 1/16 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
Sugriva challenges his Brother Vali, King of the Forest Dwellers, to a...
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Nurpur, Court of Dayadhata
1973.103Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 16.4 x 26.8 cm (6 7/16 x 10 9/16 in.); Page: 20.7 x 31 cm (8 1/8 x 12 3/16 in.); with mat: 36.3 x 49 cm (14 5/16 x 19 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rama, Sita, and Lakshmana in the forest, from a Ramayana (Rama’s Journey)
Northern India, Pahari Region, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra, Court of Anirudh Chand
1989.332Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 21.5 x 15 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.); with borders: 22.2 x 16.1 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Ghatotkacha and three demons in his company chase Bhagadatta, from...
attributed to Fazl (Indian, active early 1600s)
2013.321Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 36.7 x 24 cm (14 7/16 x 9 7/16 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 birth of Rama and his brothers, from Chapter 17 of the Bala Kanda ...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Rajput Kingdom of Kangra, Court of Aniruddh Chand
1953.13Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 25.1 x 34 cm (9 7/8 x 13 3/8 in.); Page: 29.9 x 38.5 cm (11 3/4 x 15 3/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Sugriva, the Monkey King
South India, Tamil Nadu, Tanjore
1975.73Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 35.5 x 23.5 cm (14 x 9 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. WardCCCC0
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
Seated Jina Rishabha Enshrined, from a Jain Manuscript: Kalpa-Sutra
Western India, Gujarat
1983.1047Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPaper: 11.1 x 25.9 cm (4 3/8 x 10 3/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. WardCCCC0
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
A Traveler Persuades Lorik to Return Home (top); Chanda Objects (bottom)...
Sultanate India
1981.55Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 19.7 x 14 cm (7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.); Overall: 25.5 x 20 cm (10 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of D. J. R. Ushikubo, The John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust, and Bequest of James Parmelee by exchangeCCCC0
Calligraphy of a ghazal of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi (Indian, 1253–1325) (verso)
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.341.bInk, gum tempera, and gold on paperOverall: 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
Kadgaramon, the son of Ravana
South India, Tamil Nadu, Tanjore
2001.163Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 39.7 x 27.6 cm (15 5/8 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0