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Altarpiece with Relics
Joseph Matthias Götz (German, 1696-1760) and Workshop
1964.357CCCC0
No image available
Joseph Matthias Götz (German, 1696-1760) and Workshop
1964.357.aCCCC0
Altarpiece with Relics - God the Father
Joseph Matthias Götz (German, 1696-1760) and Workshop
1964.357.bCCCC0
Altarpiece with Relics - Putto with Ewer, upper left
Joseph Matthias Götz (German, 1696-1760) and Workshop
1964.357.cCCCC0
Altarpiece with Relics - Putto with column, upper right
Joseph Matthias Götz (German, 1696-1760) and Workshop
1964.357.dCCCC0
Altarpiece with Relics - Putto, middle left
Joseph Matthias Götz (German, 1696-1760) and Workshop
1964.357.eCCCC0
Altarpiece with Relics - Putto, middle right
Joseph Matthias Götz (German, 1696-1760) and Workshop
1964.357.fCCCC0
Altarpiece with Relics - Angel, lower left
Joseph Matthias Götz (German, 1696-1760) and Workshop
1964.357.gCCCC0
Altarpiece with Relics - Angel, lower right
Joseph Matthias Götz (German, 1696-1760) and Workshop
1964.357.hCCCC0
Altarpiece with Relics - Sponge, lower left
Joseph Matthias Götz (German, 1696-1760) and Workshop
1964.357.iCCCC0
Altarpiece with Relics - Lance, lower right
Joseph Matthias Götz (German, 1696-1760) and Workshop
1964.357.jCCCC0
Selections from the New Collection of Japanese Poems from Ancient and...
Hon'ami Kōetsu (Japanese, 1558-1637) and 1 other
1966.118CCCC0
Susuki Grass
Japan, Muromachi period
1984.43CCCC0
Susuki Grass
Japan, Muromachi period
1984.43.1CCCC0
Susuki Grass
Japan, Muromachi period
1984.43.2CCCC0
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1955.48CCCC0
Thirty-Six Immortal Poets
attributed to Tatebayashi Kagei (Japanese, active mid-1700s)
1960.183CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Illuminated Page
Iran, Herat (presently in Afghanistan), Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.1.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Verso); Right folio of Double-Page Illuminated...
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.1.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Left Folio of Double-Page Illuminated...
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.2.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso); Text Page
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.2.bCCCC0
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
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.24.bCCCC0
Text pages from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.26CCCC0
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
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282CCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): First night: Khujasta kills the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.8.aCCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.26.aCCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.27.bCCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.29.bCCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.30.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The wounded monkey...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.32.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): text page
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.33.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The monkey slain,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.33.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The hunter throws...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): text page
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The hunter offers...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: The parrot...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.43.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: The darwish...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.45.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: the darwish...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.46.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: The king of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.46.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: The rejuvenated...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.50.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The parrot...
India, Mughal, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.51.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The astrologer...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.52.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The young prince...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.54.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The prince...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.55.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The farmer,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.68.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The deceitful...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.68.bCCCC0
Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): The Twelfth Night: the parrot addresses...
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.95.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): text page
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.96.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): text page
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.96.bCCCC0
Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): The Twelfth Night: the street cleaner, on...
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.97.aCCCC0
Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): The Twelfth Night: King Bhojaraja tries...
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.97.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifteenth night: The wolf...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.114.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Twenty-second night: The court...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.155.aCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the twenty-seventh...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.185.aCCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.203.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
Poem-card from the Shinkokin wakashu (New Collection of Japanese Poems...
Tawaraya Sōtatsu (Japanese, c. 1570-c. 1640) and 1 other
1987.60CCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
Youth Seated by a Willow; Single Page Illustration
style of Muhammad Yusuf (Iranian)
1947.499CCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aCCCC0
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
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79CCCC0
No image available
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.14CCCC0
No image available
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.15CCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Mahavira's Tonsure
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.16CCCC0
Teaching and Liberation of Nemi, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.19CCCC0
Birth of Parshva to Queen Vama, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.20CCCC0
Serpents Protect Parshva from the Flood, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.21CCCC0
Maharaja Chattarsol of Kotah Shooting Lions
India, Rajasthan, Kotah school, mid 19th century
2011.150CCCC0
Preaching Sakyamuni
Western Tibet, Toling Monastery, 11th century
2000.67CCCC0
Shri Dvarakanathji of Kankroli (Dubarakanathji)
India, Rajasthan, Kota School, 19th century
2001.161CCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76CCCC0
Leaf from a Koran
Seljuk Iran
1939.507CCCC0
Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
style of Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489CCCC0
Lady with a Parasol
Koikawa Harumasa (Japanese)
1985.257CCCC0
Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains (verso)
Mughal India, probably Lucknow
2013.348.bCCCC0
A Family of Tartars
India, Punjab, probably Lahore, Company School, 19th century
2011.137CCCC0
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
Maharaja Jagat Singh Hunting
India, Rajasthan, Udaipur School, Jagat Singh reign
1998.102CCCC0
Layla and Majnun in the wilderness with animals, from a Khamsa (Quintet)...
attributed to Sanwalah (Indian, active c. 1580–1600)
2013.301CCCC0
Summer Flowers
Kitagawa Sōsetsu (Japanese, active 1639-50)
1992.380CCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha meeting
India, Provincial Mughal, Lucknow, 18th century
1939.164CCCC0
Waves
Nakamura Hōchū (Japanese, d. 1819)
1999.90CCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment ...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490CCCC0
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Timurid period
1944.490.bCCCC0
Scenes from the Tales of Ise
Japan, Edo period
1969.127CCCC0
Scenes from the Tales of Ise
Japan, Edo period
1969.127.1CCCC0
Scenes from the Tales of Ise
Japan, Edo period
1969.127.2CCCC0
Horse Stable
Japan, Muromachi period
1934.373CCCC0
Horses and Grooms in the Stable
Japan, Muromachi period
1934.373.1CCCC0
Horse Stable
Japan, Muromachi period
1934.373.2CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid, 9th century
1993.39CCCC0
Folio from a Koran; right side of bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid
1993.39.1CCCC0
Page from a Koran (recto)
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid
1993.39.1.aCCCC0
Page from a Koran (verso)
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid
1993.39.1.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto; verso); Left side of Bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid Period, 9th century
1993.39.2CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto); Left side of Bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid Period, 9th century
1993.39.2.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso); Left side of Bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid Period, 9th century
1993.39.2.bCCCC0
Radha’s Confidante Brings Her to Krishna, Based on Poetry of Bihari ...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Jaipur
2018.172CCCC0
A Rajput Warrior with Camel, Possibly Maru Ragini from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Amber or Southwestern India, Deccan
2018.168CCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237CCCC0
Rao Ram Singh I’s Elephant Gone Amok
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.177CCCC0
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
attributed to Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510-1555) and 1 other
1988.96CCCC0
Page from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (Persian, about 934-1020)
attributed to Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510-1555)
1988.96.bCCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
Arrival of the "Southern Barbarians"
Japan, Momoyama period
1960.193CCCC0
Arrival of the "Southern Barbarians"
Japan, Momoyama period
1960.193.1CCCC0
Arrival of the "Southern Barbarians"
Japan, Momoyama period
1960.193.2CCCC0
Head of a Beauty
India, Mughal school, 18th century
1932.117CCCC0
The Beach at Sumiyoshi from the Tales of Ise
Tawaraya Sōtatsu (Japanese, c. 1570-c. 1640)
1951.398CCCC0
Winter and Summer Flowers
Kaihō Yūshō (Japanese, 1533-1615)
1987.40CCCC0
Winter and Summer Flowers
Kaihō Yūshō (Japanese, 1533-1615)
1987.40.1CCCC0
Winter and Summer Flowers
Kaihō Yūshō (Japanese, 1533-1615)
1987.40.2CCCC0
Maharana Sangram Singh II (r. 1710–34) Worshipping a Linga Under a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.144CCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto); Persian...
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, died after 1550)
1983.1115CCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto)
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, died after 1550)
1983.1115.aCCCC0
Persian Verse (khamriyya) (verso)
Afghanistan, Herat, Safavid period
1983.1115.bCCCC0
Birds and Flowers
Kano Shōei (Japanese, 1519-1592) and 1 other
1948.128CCCC0
Birds and Flowers
attributed to Kano Shōei (Japanese, 1519-1592)
1948.128.1CCCC0
Birds and Flowers
attributed to Kano Mitsunobu (Japanese, 1565-1608)
1948.128.2CCCC0
Snails
Nagasawa Rosetsu (Japanese, 1754-1799)
1998.5CCCC0
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
Calligraphic exercises and verses of Hafiz (Persian, about 1325–1389) ...
Mahmud ibn Ishaq al-Shahabi (Persian, active mid- to late 1500s)
2013.347.bCCCC0
Draupadi Rescued from Abduction, from a Mahabharata
Northern India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner
2018.189CCCC0
Hindola Raga
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra, late 18th century
1975.9CCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314CCCC0
Maharana Jagat Singh II of Mewar (r. 1734–51) Dressed as a Bhil, Hunting...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.146CCCC0
Krishna and the Cowherds Dive into a Pond, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.126CCCC0
Peafowl and Phoenixes
attributed to Tosa Mitsuyoshi (Japanese, 1539-1613)
1986.2CCCC0
Ragini Desakh of Meghamalhar
India, Rajasthan, possibly Raghugarh school, 18th century
1965.32CCCC0
Krishna and Consort on a Palace Balcony with Musicians: Vukharo...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.179CCCC0
Woman Longing for Her Lover: Verati Ragini of Dipak, from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.176CCCC0
Princess with Wine Bottle and Cup (recto); Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722) (recto); Iran, possibly Timurid period (1370-1501)
1947.496CCCC0
Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid Period, 16th Century
1947.496.bCCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84CCCC0
Scenes from the Tale of Genji
Japan, Edo period
1948.124CCCC0
Scenes from the Tale of Genji
Tosa School (Japanese)
1948.124.1CCCC0
Chrysanthemums by the Water
Sakai Hōitsu (Japanese, 1761-1828)
1961.259CCCC0
Krishna as the Destroyer of Demons, page from Surdas's Sursagar
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school, early 18th Century
1984.172CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt, Mamluk Period, 14th century
1933.480CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)
Egypt, Mamluk Period, 14th century
1933.480.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso)
Egypt, Mamluk Period, 14th century
1933.480.bCCCC0
Krishna Vanquishing Vakasura
Southern India, probably Mysore, late 18th Century
1966.29CCCC0
Portrait of Kō Sūkoku
Watanabe Kazan (Japanese, 1793-1841) and 1 other
1976.8CCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336CCCC0
Scene from a Noh Play
Japan, Edo period
1985.283CCCC0
Page from a Kalpa-sutra: The Birth of Mahavira
Jain, Western India, Gujarat, early 16th century
1925.1340CCCC0
The Tirthankara Adinatha (Risabha)
India, Western Gujarat, 16th century
1983.1047CCCC0
The Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup
Soga Shōhaku (Japanese, 1730-1781)
1976.11CCCC0
The Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup
Soga Shōhaku (Japanese, 1730-1781)
1976.11.1CCCC0
Summer Night; Winter Day
Maruyama Ōkyo (Japanese, 1733-1795)
1973.156CCCC0
Summer Night
Maruyama Ōkyo (Japanese, 1733-1795)
1973.156.1CCCC0
Winter Day
Maruyama Ōkyo (Japanese, 1733-1795)
1973.156.2CCCC0
Famous Views of Ōmi
Japan, Edo period
1983.19CCCC0
Ravana’s sister complains that her nose was cut off by Lakshmana as the...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom
2018.107CCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Harem Night-Bathing Scene (recto)
India, Mughal court, reign of Shah Jahan (1628-1658), Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756), 17th Century
1987.153.aCCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Calligraphy Framed by an Ornamental...
India, Mughal court, reign of Shah Jahan (1628-1658), Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756), 17th Century
1987.153.bCCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha (recto); Text Page, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Shiraz or Mashhad, Safavid period
1947.501CCCC0
Crossing at Sano
studio of Tawaraya Sōtatsu (Japanese, c. 1570-c. 1640)
1949.554CCCC0
No image available
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Bikaner, 17th century
1971.83CCCC0
Seventy-two Peaks Against the Blue Sky
Matsumura Goshun (Japanese, 1752-1811)
1980.28CCCC0
Page from a Koran (recto)
Seljuk Iran
1933.488.aCCCC0
Page from a Koran (verso)
Seljuk Iran
1933.488.bCCCC0
Ghatotkacha and three demons in his company chase Bhagadatta, from...
attributed to Fazl (Indian, active early 1600s)
2013.321CCCC0
Portrait of Raja Bikramajit
Lal Chand (Indian)
1945.170CCCC0
Landscape with Boater
Tanomura Chikuden (Japanese, 1777-1835)
1985.250CCCC0
Autumn in the Mountains
Japan, Edo period
1978.174CCCC0
A Couple (from the series Costumes and Professions)
South India, Tanjore, 19th century
2001.164CCCC0
Krishna Stealing Curds
Southern India, probably Mysore, 18th century
1966.28CCCC0
Leaf from a Koran (recto)
Egypt?, 11th-12th century
1933.481.aCCCC0
Flowers of a Hundred Worlds (Momoyogusa), Vol. 1
Kamisaka Sekka (Japanese, 1866-1942)
1988.23.1CCCC0
Flowers of a Hundred Worlds (Momoyogusa), Vol. 2
Kamisaka Sekka (Japanese, 1866-1942)
1988.23.2CCCC0
Saindhavi Ragini of the "Sri Raga" Family, page from a Ragamala Series
India, Popular Mughal school, 17th century
2001.112CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
The Illustrated Miraculous Origins of the Yūzū Nenbutsu School
Japan, Kamakura period
1956.87Handscroll; ink, color and gold on paperImage: 29.7 x 1232.4 cm (11 11/16 x 485 3/16 in.); Overall: 30.3 x 1373.5 cm (11 15/16 x 540 3/4 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt, John L. Severance, and Edward L. Whittemore FundsCCCC0
Altarpiece with Relics
Joseph Matthias Götz (German, 1696-1760) and Workshop
1964.357Gilded wood, with relics in niches: gilded wood, mother-of-pearl, ebony, red silk, gold wire, seed pearls, rock crystal, pen and ink on paperOverall: 165.1 x 108 x 20 cm (65 x 42 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Selections from the New Collection of Japanese Poems from Ancient and...
Hon'ami Kōetsu (Japanese, 1558-1637) and 1 other
1966.118Handscroll; ink, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 23.2 x 346.6 cm (9 1/8 x 136 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Susuki Grass
Japan, Muromachi period
1984.43Pair of six-fold screens; ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 150.3 x 348.8 cm (59 3/16 x 137 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1955.48Ink, color, and gold on paperSheet: 34.3 x 27.3 cm (13 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.); Sheet with border: 38.1 x 31.1 cm (15 x 12 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Thirty-Six Immortal Poets
attributed to Tatebayashi Kagei (Japanese, active mid-1700s)
1960.183Two-fold screen; ink, color, and gold on paperImage: 170 x 182.8 cm (66 15/16 x 71 15/16 in.); Overall: 174.4 x 187.2 cm (68 11/16 x 73 11/16 in.); Closed: 94 x 4 cm (37 x 1 9/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746Ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 28 x 17.4 cm (11 x 6 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Bahram Gur Arrives at the House of a Merchant, text page (recto); Bahram...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1943.658Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 45.8 x 34.4 cm (18 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers 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: ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 26.1 x 15.4 cm (10 1/4 x 6 1/16 in.); Mounted: 36.5 x 26.5 cm (14 3/8 x 10 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 28.8 x 18.6 cm (11 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.); Painting: 14.5 x 11 cm (5 11/16 x 4 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 Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): First night: Khujasta kills the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.8.aOpaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperPage: 19.9 x 14.2 cm (7 13/16 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting: 12.9 x 10.5 cm (5 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.26.aInk and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 13.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.); Text field: 16.6 x 10.6 cm (6 9/16 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fourth night: The mendicant’s...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.26.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 13.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fourth night: The soldier...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.27.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.27.bInk and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.); Text field: 16.6 x 10.6 cm (6 9/16 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fourth night: The two cooks,...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.29.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 13.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.29.bInk and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 13.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.); Text field: 16.7 x 10.6 cm (6 9/16 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fourth night: The two erring...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.30.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.30.bInk and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.); Text field: 16.5 x 10.5 cm (6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The parrot mother...
Daswanth (Indian)
1962.279.32.aOpaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The wounded monkey...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.32.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting: 10.2 x 10.6 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): text page
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.33.aInk and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The monkey slain,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.33.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The hunter throws...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.); Painting: 10.6 x 10.2 cm (4 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): text page
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.bInk and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The hunter offers...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bOpaque watercolor, ink and and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.); Painting: 10.2 x 10.7 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: The parrot...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.43.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: The darwish...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.45.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: the darwish...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.46.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: The king of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.46.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: The rejuvenated...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.50.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The parrot...
India, Mughal, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.51.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The astrologer...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.52.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The young prince...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.54.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The prince...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.55.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The deceitful...
Shravana (Indian)
1962.279.67.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The deceitful...
Shravana (Indian)
1962.279.67.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The farmer,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.68.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The deceitful...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.68.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The handmaiden...
Lalu
1962.279.71.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Eighth night: The young prince...
Suraju (Indian)
1962.279.73.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): The Twelfth Night: the parrot addresses...
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.95.aOpaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): text page
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.96.aInk and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): text page
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.96.bInk and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): The Twelfth Night: the street cleaner, on...
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.97.aOpaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): The Twelfth Night: King Bhojaraja tries...
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.97.bOpaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Twelfth night: The daughter of...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.98.bOpaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Twelfth night: The merchant’s...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.99.bOpaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Twelfth night: The merchant’s...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.100.bOpaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifteenth night: The parrot...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.112.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifteenth night: The lion...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.113.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifteenth night: The wolf...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.114.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifteenth night: The cat...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.115.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Twenty-second night: The court...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.155.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Snake Enters into an Argument with the Frog, from a Tuti-nama (Tales...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.183.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the twenty-seventh...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.185.aOpaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperOverall: 20.1 x 15.3 cm (7 15/16 x 6 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.203.aInk and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-first night: The donkey,...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.207.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-fifth night: The Brahman...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.231.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-fifth night: The...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.232.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-fifth night: The son of...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.234.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-fifth night: The...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.236.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Forty-sixth night: The Raja of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.293.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Poem-card from the Shinkokin wakashu (New Collection of Japanese Poems...
Tawaraya Sōtatsu (Japanese, c. 1570-c. 1640) and 1 other
1987.60Card mounted on a hanging scroll; gold, silver, and ink on paperOverall: 132.1 x 43.2 cm (52 x 17 in.); Painting only: 20 x 17.4 cm (7 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.)John L. Severance 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
Youth Seated by a Willow; Single Page Illustration
style of Muhammad Yusuf (Iranian)
1947.499Ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 33.5 x 21.9 cm (13 3/16 x 8 5/8 in.); Image: 15 x 9.6 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto); Sleeping Youth (verso)
style of Riza-yi Abbasi (Iranian)
1944.494Ink, gold and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.); Overall: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.); Text area: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Maharaja Chattarsol of Kotah Shooting Lions
India, Rajasthan, Kotah school, mid 19th century
2011.150Ink, color and gold on paperOverall: 30 x 22.5 cm (11 13/16 x 8 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Preaching Sakyamuni
Western Tibet, Toling Monastery, 11th century
2000.67Miniature votive painting (tsai-kali); ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 11.6 x 10.7 cm (4 9/16 x 4 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Shri Dvarakanathji of Kankroli (Dubarakanathji)
India, Rajasthan, Kota School, 19th century
2001.161Ink, color and gold on paperOverall: 32.8 x 25.2 cm (12 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76Opaque watercolor, 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...
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
Leaf from a Koran
Seljuk Iran
1939.507Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32 x 21.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nushirwan Listens to the Owls (recto); the Story of Nushirwan and his...
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1944.487Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32.7 x 21.8 cm (12 7/8 x 8 9/16 in.); Image: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.); Text area: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
style of Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489Ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 21.4 x 28.4 cm (8 7/16 x 11 3/16 in.); Overall: 28.6 x 40.8 cm (11 1/4 x 16 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lady with a Parasol
Koikawa Harumasa (Japanese)
1985.257Hanging scroll; ink, color, gold, and silver pigments on paperOverall: 87.9 x 45 cm (34 5/8 x 17 11/16 in.); Painting only: 103 x 27.6 cm (40 9/16 x 10 7/8 in.)The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin SmithCCCC0
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
A Family of Tartars
India, Punjab, probably Lahore, Company School, 19th century
2011.137Ink, watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 25.3 x 33.8 cm (9 15/16 x 13 5/16 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
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
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
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
Maharaja Jagat Singh Hunting
India, Rajasthan, Udaipur School, Jagat Singh reign
1998.102Ink, color, and gold on paperSheet: 42.5 x 47 cm (16 3/4 x 18 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Layla and Majnun in the wilderness with animals, from a Khamsa (Quintet)...
attributed to Sanwalah (Indian, active c. 1580–1600)
2013.301Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperPage: 24.9 x 16.8 cm (9 13/16 x 6 5/8 in.); Painting: 18.6 x 16.2 cm (7 5/16 x 6 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
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
Rustam meets the challenge of Ashkabus, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings)...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid Period, 16th century
1960.199Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 25.4 x 15.7 cm (10 x 6 3/16 in.); Overall: 31 x 20.1 cm (12 3/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Text area: 21 x 13.5 cm (8 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Gift of John C. HeegeCCCC0
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
Summer Flowers
Kitagawa Sōsetsu (Japanese, active 1639-50)
1992.380Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 197.6 x 65.5 cm (77 13/16 x 25 13/16 in.); Painting only: 107.5 x 45.8 cm (42 5/16 x 18 1/16 in.)Bequest of Maud Eells CorningCCCC0
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
Waves
Nakamura Hōchū (Japanese, d. 1819)
1999.90Fan painting mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and color with gold on paperImage: 39.8 x 53 cm (15 11/16 x 20 7/8 in.); Overall: 126.4 x 61.3 cm (49 3/4 x 24 1/8 in.)John L. Severance 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
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment ...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperEdward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Scenes from the Tales of Ise
Japan, Edo period
1969.127Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paperPainting only: 95.2 x 276 cm (37 1/2 x 108 11/16 in.); Overall: 109.3 x 258.9 cm (43 1/16 x 101 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Horse Stable
Japan, Muromachi period
1934.373Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on paperPainting: 146 x 349.6 cm (57 1/2 x 137 5/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid, 9th century
1993.39Gold, ink and colors on parchmentSheet: 26.7 x 36.3 cm (10 1/2 x 14 5/16 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase 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
A Rajput Warrior with Camel, Possibly Maru Ragini from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Amber or Southwestern India, Deccan
2018.168Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperMiniature: 26 x 17.6 cm (10 1/4 x 6 15/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mr. and Mrs. Michael de HavenonCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, left folio from the double frontispiece...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1956.10Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperRecto Image: 26.1 x 20.7 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/8 in.); Overall: 32.7 x 22 cm (12 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance 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
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
attributed to Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510-1555) and 1 other
1988.96Opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 47.5 x 32.2 cm (18 11/16 x 12 11/16 in.); Image: 28.4 x 18.5 cm (11 3/16 x 7 5/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Folio from an Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Abdallah ibn al-Fadl (Iraq)
1977.91Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paperSheet: 33.1 x 24.5 cm (13 1/16 x 9 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Arrival of the "Southern Barbarians"
Japan, Momoyama period
1960.193Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 146.7 x 337.2 cm (57 3/4 x 132 3/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Head of a Beauty
India, Mughal school, 18th century
1932.117Ink, color, and gold on paperImage: 24.5 x 16.5 cm (9 5/8 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 30.5 x 20.5 cm (12 x 8 1/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
The Beach at Sumiyoshi from the Tales of Ise
Tawaraya Sōtatsu (Japanese, c. 1570-c. 1640)
1951.398Poetry sheet mounted as an album leaf; ink, color, and gold on paperImage: 24.5 x 20.9 cm (9 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.); Overall: 40.6 x 33.2 x 1.6 cm (16 x 13 1/16 x 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Winter and Summer Flowers
Kaihō Yūshō (Japanese, 1533-1615)
1987.40Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 174 x 376 cm (68 1/2 x 148 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Maharana Sangram Singh II (r. 1710–34) Worshipping a Linga Under a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.144Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 24.8 x 18.1 cm (9 3/4 x 7 1/8 in.); Miniature: 23.2 x 16.8 cm (9 1/8 x 6 5/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto); Persian...
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, died after 1550)
1983.1115Ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paperGift of Mrs. Mehmed A. Simsar in memory of Dr. Mehmed A. SimsarCCCC0
Birds and Flowers
Kano Shōei (Japanese, 1519-1592) and 1 other
1948.128Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on paperImage: 155.5 x 340 cm (61 1/4 x 133 7/8 in.)Gift of William G. MatherCCCC0
Snails
Nagasawa Rosetsu (Japanese, 1754-1799)
1998.5Hanging scroll, ink, color, gold and silver pigments on paperImage: 114.3 x 40.6 cm (45 x 16 in.); Overall: 200.7 x 54 cm (79 x 21 1/4 in.)John 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Peafowl and Phoenixes
attributed to Tosa Mitsuyoshi (Japanese, 1539-1613)
1986.2Pair of six-panel screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paperOverall: 173.1 x 374.4 cm (68 1/8 x 147 3/8 in.); Overall: 175.9 x 377.2 cm (69 1/4 x 148 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Ragini Desakh of Meghamalhar
India, Rajasthan, possibly Raghugarh school, 18th century
1965.32Ink, color and gold on paperImage: 22 x 13 cm (8 11/16 x 5 1/8 in.); Overall: 24.3 x 15.9 cm (9 9/16 x 6 1/4 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Princess with Wine Bottle and Cup (recto); Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722) (recto); Iran, possibly Timurid period (1370-1501)
1947.496Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperVerso image: 11.8 x 5.3 cm (4 5/8 x 2 1/16 in.); Recto Image: 12.2 x 5.7 cm (4 13/16 x 2 1/4 in.); Overall: 37.1 x 24.8 cm (14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Picnic in the Mountains; Single Page Illustration
style of Muhammadi (Iranian)
1944.491Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 28.6 x 19 cm (11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 16.1 x 25 cm (6 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Image: 7.7 x 13.4 cm (3 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Persian Verses: The Fortieth Year of King Kisra Nushirwan's Reign and...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1959.330Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 59.3 x 40.2 cm (23 3/8 x 15 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sultan Abdullah Qutb Shah (1614-74) on Horseback
Southern India, Golconda
2013.287Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper, mounted with gold-sprinkled bordersGift 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
Nushirwan Sends Mihran Sitad to Fetch the Daughter of the King of China ...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1962.25Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 14.7 x 15 cm (5 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Overall: 32.5 x 23.2 cm (12 13/16 x 9 1/8 in.); Text area: 23 x 15.5 cm (9 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Autumn Evening with Full Moon on Musashino Plain
Japan, Edo period
2000.4Pair of six-fold screens; ink, color, and gold and silver foil on gilded paperOverall: 170.2 x 346.7 cm (67 x 136 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Scenes from the Tale of Genji
Japan, Edo period
1948.124Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paperImage: 154.4 x 351.2 cm (60 13/16 x 138 1/4 in.)Gift of William G. MatherCCCC0
Chrysanthemums by the Water
Sakai Hōitsu (Japanese, 1761-1828)
1961.259Fan painting: ink, color, and gold on paperPainting: 25.3 x 55.3 cm (9 15/16 x 21 3/4 in.); Overall: 37.1 x 68.5 cm (14 5/8 x 26 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Animals, Precious Stones, Coins, and Musical Instruments (recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Ilkhanid period
1945.385Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 19.7 x 13.5 cm (7 3/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
King Luhrasp Ascends the Throne: a Processon Arrives at Court (recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period
1962.24Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperSheet: 47 x 29.7 cm (18 1/2 x 11 11/16 in.); Image: 43.9 x 26.6 cm (17 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Krishna as the Destroyer of Demons, page from Surdas's Sursagar
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school, early 18th Century
1984.172Ink, color and gold on paperOverall: 36.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/8 x 10 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt, Mamluk Period, 14th century
1933.480Ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 41.2 x 32.4 cm (16 1/4 x 12 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Qualities of Ringdoves (recto); On the Benefits of Quails (verso), from...
Iran, Maragah, Ilkhanid period
1945.382Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 10.2 x 9 cm (4 x 3 9/16 in.); Overall: 24.7 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.); Text area: 22.2 x 16.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Krishna Vanquishing Vakasura
Southern India, probably Mysore, late 18th Century
1966.29Ink, color and gold on paperOverall: 27.8 x 19.7 cm (10 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Persian Calligraphy Framed by an...
Mir 'Ali
1977.207Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperOverall: 36.8 x 25.2 cm (14 1/2 x 9 15/16 in.)Gift of Herbert F. Leisy in memory of his wife, Helen Stamp LeisyCCCC0
An Episode from the Story of the Sasanian King Khusrau and his Beloved...
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period
1947.500Opaque watercolor, gold, silver, and ink on paper; double-sidedSheet: 29.6 x 16.2 cm (11 5/8 x 6 3/8 in.); Image: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portrait of Kō Sūkoku
Watanabe Kazan (Japanese, 1793-1841) and 1 other
1976.8Fan, wood with ink, color, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 17.8 x 45.7 cm (7 x 18 in.)James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Bahram Visits the White Domed Pavilion (recto); part of Khamsa of Nizami...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period, 16th century
2006.146.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperImage: 26.8 x 17.5 cm (10 9/16 x 6 7/8 in.); Overall: 30.7 x 19.7 cm (12 1/16 x 7 3/4 in.)Gift of William Kelly Simpson in memory of his wife Marilyn M. Simpson and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.CCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 19.1 x 14.6 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Scene from a Noh Play
Japan, Edo period
1985.283Hanging scroll; ink, color and gold on paperOverall: 158.8 x 62.2 cm (62 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.); Painting only: 77.2 x 40.7 cm (30 3/8 x 16 in.)The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin SmithCCCC0
Page from a Kalpa-sutra: The Birth of Mahavira
Jain, Western India, Gujarat, early 16th century
1925.1340Ink and color on paper; 18th century gold flecked borderImage: 9.5 x 6.8 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.); Overall: 22.2 x 16.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Portion of a Poetry Anthology: Cicada, from "Shinsen Roeishu"
Konoe Nobutada (Japanese, 1565-1614)
1978.87Ink, color, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 20.7 x 17.9 cm (8 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Shigemi KomatsuCCCC0
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
The Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup
Soga Shōhaku (Japanese, 1730-1781)
1976.11Pair of six-panel folding screens, ink and cut-gold foil on paperOverall: 120 x 352.2 cm (47 1/4 x 138 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Summer Night; Winter Day
Maruyama Ōkyo (Japanese, 1733-1795)
1973.156Pair of six-panel folding screens, ink, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 154 x 362 cm (60 5/8 x 142 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Famous Views of Ōmi
Japan, Edo period
1983.19Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paperOverall: 170 x 336 cm (66 15/16 x 132 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Bijan killing the wild boars of Irman, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings)...
India, Bijapur, Deccan, 17th century
2013.283Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperPage: 20.3 x 12 cm (8 x 4 3/4 in.); Page: 20.5 x 12.4 cm (8 1/16 x 4 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
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
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Harem Night-Bathing Scene (recto)
India, Mughal court, reign of Shah Jahan (1628-1658), Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756), 17th Century
1987.153.aOpaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperOverall: 37.8 x 27.3 cm (14 7/8 x 10 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alton W. WhitehouseCCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Calligraphy Framed by an Ornamental...
India, Mughal court, reign of Shah Jahan (1628-1658), Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756), 17th Century
1987.153.bOpaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperOverall: 37.8 x 27.3 cm (14 7/8 x 10 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alton W. WhitehouseCCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha (recto); Text Page, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Shiraz or Mashhad, Safavid period
1947.501Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 29.8 x 17.3 cm (11 3/4 x 6 13/16 in.); Image: 21.3 x 15.3 cm (8 3/8 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Crossing at Sano
studio of Tawaraya Sōtatsu (Japanese, c. 1570-c. 1640)
1949.554Hanging scroll remounted as a single panel screen; ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 161.7 x 139.2 x 46.3 cm (63 11/16 x 54 13/16 x 18 1/4 in.); Diameter of base: 46.3 cm (18 1/4 in.); Painting only: 125.9 x 121.4 cm (49 9/16 x 47 13/16 in.); with frame: 151.9 x 130.1 x 3.2 cm (59 13/16 x 51 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Bikaner, 17th century
1971.83Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperOverall: 19 x 12.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Seventy-two Peaks Against the Blue Sky
Matsumura Goshun (Japanese, 1752-1811)
1980.28Eight-panel folding screen, ink with gold and silver foil on paperImage: 51.5 x 275.2 cm (20 1/4 x 108 3/8 in.); Overall: 69.6 x 282.4 cm (27 3/8 x 111 3/16 in.); with frame: 72.9 x 285.7 cm (28 11/16 x 112 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Akbar supervising the capture of wild elephants at Malwa in 1564,...
attributed to Farukh Chela (Indian) and 2 others
2013.309Ink with use of colors and gold on paper, mounted on an album page with borders of gold-decorated buff and blue paper (recto); calligraphy by Faqir Ali (verso)Page: 37.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/4 x 10 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Page from a Koran (recto)
Seljuk Iran
1933.488.aInk, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 30.6 x 20 cm (12 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Text area: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Page from a Koran (verso)
Seljuk Iran
1933.488.bInk, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 30.6 x 20 cm (12 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Text area: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Ghatotkacha and three demons in his company chase Bhagadatta, from...
attributed to Fazl (Indian, active early 1600s)
2013.321Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, text on versoPage: 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
Portrait of Raja Bikramajit
Lal Chand (Indian)
1945.170Ink, color, and gold on paperImage: 33.3 x 22.2 cm (13 1/8 x 8 3/4 in.); Overall: 17.4 x 10 cm (6 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Landscape with Boater
Tanomura Chikuden (Japanese, 1777-1835)
1985.250Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 218 x 71.1 cm (85 13/16 x 28 in.); Painting only: 175 x 47 cm (68 7/8 x 18 1/2 in.)The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin SmithCCCC0
Autumn in the Mountains
Japan, Edo period
1978.174Six-fold screen; ink and color with applied silver and gold leaf on paperImage: 135.5 x 353.8 cm (53 3/8 x 139 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George N. SeltzerCCCC0
A Couple (from the series Costumes and Professions)
South India, Tanjore, 19th century
2001.164Ink, color and gold on paperOverall: 24.1 x 19.9 cm (9 1/2 x 7 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Stealing Curds
Southern India, probably Mysore, 18th century
1966.28Ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 27.7 x 19.3 cm (10 7/8 x 7 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Koran (recto)
Egypt?, 11th-12th century
1933.481.aInk, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 41.2 x 29.7 cm (16 1/4 x 11 11/16 in.); Text area: 28 x 19 cm (11 x 7 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Flowers of a Hundred Worlds (Momoyogusa), Vol. 1
Kamisaka Sekka (Japanese, 1866-1942)
1988.23.1Woodblock prints, ink, color, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 29.9 x 22.1 cm (11 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Flowers of a Hundred Worlds (Momoyogusa), Vol. 2
Kamisaka Sekka (Japanese, 1866-1942)
1988.23.2Woodblock prints, ink, color, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 29.9 x 22.1 cm (11 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Saindhavi Ragini of the "Sri Raga" Family, page from a Ragamala Series
India, Popular Mughal school, 17th century
2001.112Ink, color and gold on paperOverall: 29.7 x 22.1 cm (11 11/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift of Natesan Galleries, Ltd., LondonCCCC0