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Medium: Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper (22)
Medium: Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper (22)
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
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 dethroned frog Shapur seeks the help of the serpent, from a Tuti...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.182.aCCCC0
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
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76CCCC0
Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains (verso)
Mughal India, probably Lucknow
2013.348.bCCCC0
Grotesque Dancers Performing
Mughal India
1971.88CCCC0
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
Draupadi Rescued from Abduction, from a Mahabharata
Northern India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner
2018.189CCCC0
Krishna and the Cowherds Dive into a Pond, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.126CCCC0
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
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
The Tirthankara Adinatha (Risabha)
India, Western Gujarat, 16th century
1983.1047CCCC0
Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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
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
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
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
Krishna and the Cowherds Dive into a Pond, 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
Rama, Sita, and Lakshmana Visit the Hermitage of the Sage Bharadvaja at...
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
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
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 Sacrifice of King Bali, from a...
2018.142Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPurchase 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
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
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
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
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
The Tirthankara Adinatha (Risabha)
India, Western Gujarat, 16th century
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
Transfer of the Embryo of Mahavira, from a Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119.5Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
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
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