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Medium: Ink and gold on paper (1245)
Medium: Ink and gold on paper (1245)
Selections from the New Collection of Japanese Poems from Ancient and...
Hon'ami Kōetsu (Japanese, 1558-1637) and 1 other
1966.118CCCC0
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
Susuki Grass
Japan, Muromachi period
1984.43CCCC0
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1955.48CCCC0
Leaf from a Qur'an
Seljuk Iran
1939.507CCCC0
Thirty-Six Immortal Poets
attributed to Tatebayashi Kagei (Japanese, active mid-1700s)
1960.183CCCC0
Summer Flowers
Kitagawa Sōsetsu (Japanese, active 1639-50)
1992.380CCCC0
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
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid, 9th century
1993.39CCCC0
Folio from a Qur'an; right side of bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid
1993.39.1CCCC0
Page from a Qur'an (recto)
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid
1993.39.1.aCCCC0
Page from a Qur'an (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
Khujasta kills the pet mynah who advises her not to be unfaithful to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.8.aCCCC0
The merchant hears of his wife’s unfaithfulness (above); the unfaithful...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.10.bCCCC0
The sentinel in the employ of the Shah of Tabaristan prepares to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.16.aCCCC0
The goldsmith and the carpenter inform the king of a dream in which the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.20.aCCCC0
The goldsmith judged; the bear cubs trained by the carpenter as though...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.23.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): text page
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.33.aCCCC0
The monkey slain, his blood to be used as medicine for the ailing prince...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.33.bCCCC0
The hunter throws away the baby parrots, who pretend to be dead, and...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aCCCC0
The hunter offers the mother parrot to the king of Kamarupa, from a Tuti...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bCCCC0
Seven men disputing possession of a woman bring her before the Tree of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.42.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Seventh Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.43.aCCCC0
The vizier dissuades the king of Bahilistan from executing the dervish...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.44.bCCCC0
The dervish brings in as dowry an elephant laden with gold, from a Tuti...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.45.aCCCC0
The dervish brings the King of Kings before the king of Bahilistan, from...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.46.aCCCC0
The king of Bahilistan offers his daughter to the King of Kings, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.46.bCCCC0
The Brahman gambler sees the daughter of the king of the jinns in a pit...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.47.bCCCC0
The daughter of the king of the jinns bows before the King of Kings who...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.49.bCCCC0
The rejuvenated old man and the daughter of the king of the jinns take...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.50.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eighth Night, from...
India, Mughal, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.51.bCCCC0
The astrologer predicts a calamity for the newly born prince in his...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.52.bCCCC0
The young prince is presented to the king, his father, by his teacher,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.54.bCCCC0
The king’s handmaiden takes the prince away to the harem, from a Tuti...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.55.aCCCC0
The prince rejects the amorous advances of the king’s handmaiden, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.55.bCCCC0
The prince being taken away for execution on the false complaint of the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.56.bCCCC0
Landscape with a lotus pool, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.57.bCCCC0
A woman asks her lover to leave her house, brandishing his sword and...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.58.aCCCC0
Landscape with a lotus pool, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot),...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.59.aCCCC0
The prince, once reprieved, is returned to the palace of execution a...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.59.bCCCC0
The handmaiden again appeals for justice and the prince is led to the...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.61.bCCCC0
The lover’s son makes an elephant of the pastry dough carried by the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.62.aCCCC0
The unfaithful wife explaining away the presence of the dough elephant,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.62.bCCCC0
The handmaiden appeals for justice and the prince is taken to the...
Tara 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.63.bCCCC0
The prince’s ordeal continues, he is ordered away to be executed for the...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.66.aCCCC0
The farmer, father of the son with the deceitful wife, steals away with...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.68.aCCCC0
The deceitful wife persuades her husband to sleep in the same place...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.68.bCCCC0
The merchant’s clerk replaces the sugar purchased by the philandering...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.70.aCCCC0
The husband berates his wife for purchasing gravel instead of sugar,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.70.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eleventh Night,...
Banavari 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.87.aCCCC0
The Brahman’s predicament is conveyed by the wind to the fish who...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.89.aCCCC0
The creatures of the sea are asked by the king of the Ocean to take a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.89.bCCCC0
The king of the Ocean, having assumed human form, arrives at the court...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.92.aCCCC0
The Brahman, unable to select from the four gifts of the king of the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.93.bCCCC0
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
The street cleaner, on his way to meet King Bhojaraja, sleeps under a...
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.97.aCCCC0
King Bhojaraja tries in vain to ascertain the whereabouts of the pearl...
India, Mughal court, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.97.bCCCC0
The infant son of the king of Isfahan responds to music, from a Tuti...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.105.aCCCC0
The invention of musical instruments from the intestines of a monkey,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.108.bCCCC0
The origin of music from a fabulous bird of India which had seven holes...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.110.bCCCC0
The wolf advises the lion to consult the cat, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.114.aCCCC0
The daughter-in-law of the king of Banaras, charmed by the music of a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.119.bCCCC0
The vagabond crosses a stream with the possessions of the daughter-in...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.120.aCCCC0
The daughter-in-law of the king of Banaras sees the jackal deprived of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.121.aCCCC0
The daughter-in-law returns from her misadventure, feigning insanity,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.122.bCCCC0
The merchant Mansur departs on a sea voyage, leaving his wife behind,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.125.bCCCC0
The young man, who has magically taken on the appearance of Mansur the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.128.aCCCC0
The young man changes himself to look like Mansur, and thus inveigles...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.128.bCCCC0
The false Mansur punished before the judge and expelled from the city,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.129.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eighteenth Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.130.bCCCC0
The prince meets a carefree dancing dervish whose good fortune he...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.131.bCCCC0
Nikfal, the fortune of the prince in the form of a woman, offers to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.132.aCCCC0
The prince, having deprived the snake of its natural food, a frog, feeds...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.132.bCCCC0
The prince and Nikfal are joined by Khalis and the Mukhlis who are the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.134.bCCCC0
The prince, with the help of Mukhlis who changes into a frog, recovers...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.135.bCCCC0
Khalis repays the prince for his kindness by changing into a snake and...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.136.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.138.aCCCC0
The Brahman’s wife who killed a peacock and ate its gallbladder on the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.140.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twentieth Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.143.aCCCC0
Three suitors fight amongst themselves for the hand of the devotee’s...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.144.bCCCC0
The suitors take the devotee’s daughter out of her tomb after breaking...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.146.aCCCC0
The third suitor strikes the devotee’s daughter and thus restores her to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.146.bCCCC0
The three suitors again begin to quarrel among themselves for the hand...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.147.aCCCC0
The Brahman comes upon a lion who has a deer and a gazelle as his...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.150.aCCCC0
The wolf and the jackal, serving as viziers, instigate the lion who...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.152.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-second...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.154.aCCCC0
The court jester meets a Zangi dancing with joy, and learns from him...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.155.aCCCC0
As punishment, the jester’s wife and the Zangi are thrown into fire and...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.158.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-third Night...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.160.aCCCC0
The merchant has the hateful skull ground and put into a box, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.161.aCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter gives birth to a son as a result of eating out...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.161.bCCCC0
Kamjuy, the wife of the Raja, averts her face from the fishes, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.163.aCCCC0
The forty wives and their secret paramours being punished by stoning to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.164.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-Fourth...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.165.bCCCC0
Bashir confides his love for Habbaza to an Arab friend, and sends him to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.167.bCCCC0
Habbaza meets Bashir under a tree, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.168.bCCCC0
The disguised Arab, substituting for Habbaza, is whipped by her husband...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.169.bCCCC0
Habbaza’s sister, who is sent to console her, discovers the disguised...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.170.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-fifth Night...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.171.bCCCC0
Mukhtar throws his wife Maimuna into the pit, but she saves herself,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.174.bCCCC0
The destitute Mukhtar meets his wife Maimuna at a holy shrine, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.175.bCCCC0
The lover of Hamnaz, who has been hanged from the gallows, bites off her...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.177.aCCCC0
In order to falsely implicate her husband, Hamnaz places a knife by his...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.177.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-sixth Night...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.179.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-seventh...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.185.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-ninth Night...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.192.aCCCC0
The monkey, serving as the lion’s chamberlain, converses with the lynx...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.193.aCCCC0
The lion returns to his territory and sees the monkey conversing with...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.194.bCCCC0
The monkey advises the suspicious lion to cast off fear and take...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.196.aCCCC0
The lion, suspecting treachery on the part of the monkey, slays him and...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.197.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Thirtieth Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.198.aCCCC0
A woman with two children, having abandoned her home, goes into the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.200.bCCCC0
The woman conversing with her children, as the leopard returns, egged on...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.202.aCCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.203.aCCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment ...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490CCCC0
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
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79CCCC0
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
No image available
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.14CCCC0
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
Serpents Protect Parshva from the Flood, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.21CCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76CCCC0
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
Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
style of Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489CCCC0
Shri Dvarakanathji of Kankroli (Dubarakanathji)
India, Rajasthan, Kota School, 19th century
2001.161CCCC0
Lady with a Parasol
Koikawa Harumasa (Japanese)
1985.257CCCC0
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
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
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
Layla and Majnun in the wilderness with animals, from a Khamsa (Quintet)...
attributed to Sanwalah (Indian, active c. 1580–1600)
2013.301CCCC0
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
A Family of Tartars
India, Punjab, probably Lahore, Company School, 19th century
2011.137CCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha meeting
India, Provincial Mughal, Lucknow, 18th century
1939.164CCCC0
Grotesque Dancers Performing
Mughal India
1971.88CCCC0
Waves
Nakamura Hōchū (Japanese, d. 1819)
1999.90CCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336CCCC0
Horse Stable
Japan, Muromachi period
1934.373CCCC0
Rao Ram Singh I’s Elephant Gone Amok
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.177CCCC0
A Rajput Warrior with Camel, Possibly Maru Ragini from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Amber or Southwestern India, Deccan
2018.168CCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha (recto); Text Page, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Shiraz or Mashhad, Safavid period
1947.501CCCC0
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
Arrival of the "Southern Barbarians"
Japan, Momoyama period
1960.193CCCC0
Arrival of the "Southern Barbarians"
Japan, Momoyama period
1960.193.1CCCC0
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
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
Head of a Beauty
India, Mughal school, 18th century
1932.117CCCC0
Maharana Sangram Singh II (r. 1710–34) Worshipping a Linga Under a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.144CCCC0
Birds and Flowers
Kano Shōei (Japanese, 1519-1592) and 1 other
1948.128CCCC0
Snails
Nagasawa Rosetsu (Japanese, 1754-1799)
1998.5CCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
The Beach at Sumiyoshi from the Tales of Ise
Tawaraya Sōtatsu (Japanese, c. 1570-c. 1640)
1951.398CCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto)
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, died after 1550)
1983.1115.aCCCC0
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
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
Krishna and the Cowherds Dive into a Pond, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.126CCCC0
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
Peafowl and Phoenixes
attributed to Tosa Mitsuyoshi (Japanese, 1539-1613)
1986.2CCCC0
Krishna and Consort on a Palace Balcony with Musicians: Vukharo...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.179CCCC0
Crossing at Sano
studio of Tawaraya Sōtatsu (Japanese, c. 1570-c. 1640)
1949.554CCCC0
Ragini Desakh of Meghamalhar
India, Rajasthan, possibly Raghugarh school, 18th century
1965.32CCCC0
Woman Longing for Her Lover: Verati Ragini of Dipak, from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Kota
2018.176CCCC0
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Bikaner, 17th century
1971.83CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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
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
Leaf from a Qur'an
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Khujasta kills the pet mynah who advises her not to be unfaithful to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.8.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 19.9 x 14.2 cm (7 13/16 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting only: 12.9 x 10.5 cm (5 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant hears of his wife’s unfaithfulness (above); the unfaithful...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.10.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 16.3 x 10.3 cm (6 7/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The sentinel in the employ of the Shah of Tabaristan prepares to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.16.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 10.2 x 10.6 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.); Overall: 20.1 x 14.3 cm (7 15/16 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The goldsmith and the carpenter inform the king of a dream in which the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.20.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 16.5 x 10.4 cm (6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The goldsmith judged; the bear cubs trained by the carpenter as though...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.23.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 10.2 x 10.5 cm (4 x 4 1/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The mendicant’s wife deceives him with a soldier, from a Tuti-nama ...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.26.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 9.1 x 10.6 cm (3 9/16 x 4 3/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The soldier receives a garland of roses from his wife which will remain...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.27.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 3.8 x 10.6 cm (1 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The two cooks, who attempt to seduce the warrior’s loyal wife, are...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.29.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 12.6 x 10.4 cm (4 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The two erring cooks, dressed as maidservants, fall at the prince’s feet...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.30.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 5.2 x 10.5 cm (2 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot mother cautions her young on the danger of playing with foxes...
Dasavanta (Indian, d. 1584)
1962.279.32.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10 x 10.5 cm (3 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The wounded monkey bites the hand of the prince, his chessmate, in the...
Dasavanta (Indian, d. 1584)
1962.279.32.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting only: 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
The monkey slain, his blood to be used as medicine for the ailing prince...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.33.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.3 x 10.6 cm (4 1/16 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The hunter throws away the baby parrots, who pretend to be dead, and...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.); Painting only: 10.6 x 10.2 cm (4 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The hunter offers the mother parrot to the king of Kamarupa, from a Tuti...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.); Painting only: 10.2 x 10.7 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Sixth Night, from...
Dasavanta (Indian)
1962.279.37.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 8.9 x 10.6 cm (3 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Seven men disputing possession of a woman bring her before the Tree of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.42.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 10.4 x 9.8 cm (4 1/8 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Seventh Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.43.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9 x 10 cm (3 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The vizier dissuades the king of Bahilistan from executing the dervish...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.44.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 14 x 9.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The dervish brings in as dowry an elephant laden with gold, from a Tuti...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.45.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 4.2 x 9.9 cm (1 5/8 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The dervish brings the King of Kings before the king of Bahilistan, from...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.46.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.3 x 9.9 cm (5 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king of Bahilistan offers his daughter to the King of Kings, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.46.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.6 x 10 cm (4 3/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.3 x 10 cm (3 11/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 16.7 x 9.9 cm (6 9/16 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The rejuvenated old man and the daughter of the king of the jinns take...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.50.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.3 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eighth Night, from...
India, Mughal, reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.51.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.4 x 9.8 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The astrologer predicts a calamity for the newly born prince in his...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.52.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6.3 x 9.9 cm (2 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.5 x 9.8 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.2 x 10 cm (3 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.6 x 9.9 cm (3 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince being taken away for execution on the false complaint of the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.56.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 5.7 x 10.1 cm (2 1/4 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.9 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Landscape with a lotus pool, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.57.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 4 x 10.4 cm (1 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.8 cm (7 7/8 x 5 7/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
A woman asks her lover to leave her house, brandishing his sword and...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.58.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.); Painting only: 16.7 x 10 cm (6 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Landscape with a lotus pool, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot),...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.59.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
The prince, once reprieved, is returned to the palace of execution a...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.59.bGum 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
The deceitful wife assaults her erring husband, from a Tuti-nama (Tales...
Tara 1 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.60.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 14.8 x 10.3 cm (5 13/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The handmaiden again appeals for justice and the prince is led to the...
Gujarati (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.61.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 12.1 x 9.9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lover’s son makes an elephant of the pastry dough carried by the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.62.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 8.9 x 9.9 cm (3 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The unfaithful wife explaining away the presence of the dough elephant,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.62.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 11.5 x 9.9 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The handmaiden appeals for justice and the prince is taken to the...
Tara 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.63.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 16.6 x 10 cm (6 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince’s ordeal continues, he is ordered away to be executed for the...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.66.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 16.4 x 11.1 cm (6 7/16 x 4 3/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The deceitful wife returns to her terrace after caressing her lover,...
Shravana (Indian)
1962.279.67.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.9 x 10 cm (3 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The deceitful wife ejects the procuress after blackening her face, from...
Shravana (Indian)
1962.279.67.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.5 x 10 cm (4 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.4 x 10.1 cm (4 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The deceitful wife persuades her husband to sleep in the same place...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century
1962.279.68.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.5 x 10.1 cm (3 3/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince sent back to the place of execution for the sixth time, from...
Suraju (Indian)
1962.279.69.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 10.3 x 10.3 cm (4 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s clerk replaces the sugar purchased by the philandering...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.70.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 10.5 x 10.2 cm (4 1/8 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The husband berates his wife for purchasing gravel instead of sugar,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.70.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 11.7 x 10.2 cm (4 5/8 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The handmaiden again pleads for the death of the prince, from a Tuti...
Lalu
1962.279.71.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.1 x 10.3 cm (4 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young prince recounts his experiences to his father, the king, from...
Suraju (Indian)
1962.279.72.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11 x 10.1 cm (4 5/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young prince is crowned and the wicked handmaiden is executed, from...
Suraju (Indian)
1962.279.73.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.1 x 14.3 cm (7 15/16 x 5 5/8 in.); Painting only: 13 x 10.1 cm (5 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot brings a fruit from the Tree of Life to the king of Syria,...
Lalu
1962.279.75.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.6 x 10.2 cm (3 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The old man eats of the fruit of the Tree of Life, but drops dead, from...
Lalu
1962.279.78.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 11.4 x 10.2 cm (4 1/2 x 4 in.); Overall: 20.1 x 14.3 cm (7 15/16 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king plucks fruit from the Tree of Life with his own hands and feeds...
Suraju (Indian)
1962.279.79.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.7 x 10.1 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Tenth Night, from...
Iqbal (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.80.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.9 x 10.1 cm (3 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The vizier’s son receives the magic wooden parrot from the wife of the...
Lalu
1962.279.81.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 9.8 x 10.2 cm (3 7/8 x 4 in.); Overall: 20.1 x 13.2 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The wife of the son of the vizier brings the magic wooden parrot to her...
Lalu
1962.279.83.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.4 x 10.2 cm (2 15/16 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The monk returns the magic parrot to its rightful owner, the merchant,...
Lalu
1962.279.84.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 5.8 x 10.2 cm (2 5/16 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The magic parrot of the merchant talks to the vizier’s son, from a Tuti...
Lalu
1962.279.84.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.3 x 10.2 cm (2 7/8 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eleventh Night,...
Banavari 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.87.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.7 x 10.1 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.); Overall: 20.1 x 13.6 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman’s predicament is conveyed by the wind to the fish who...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.89.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.3 x 10.2 cm (3 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.3 x 10.1 cm (2 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king of the Ocean, having assumed human form, arrives at the court...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.92.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.); Painting only: 11.5 x 10.3 cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman, unable to select from the four gifts of the king of the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.93.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.4 x 10.1 cm (4 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twelfth Night,...
Tara 1 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.95.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.1 x 10.3 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift 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
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.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.5 x 10.4 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.5 x 10.1 cm (2 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The daughter of the merchant of Mazanderan asks the gardener for the...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.98.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6 x 10.1 cm (2 3/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter encounters a wolf and bandits on her way to meet...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.99.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.2 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter meets the gardener, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.100.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.8 x 10.1 cm (3 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Thirteenth Night,...
Tara 1 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.102.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.6 x 10.5 cm (3 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The infant son of the king of Isfahan responds to music, from a Tuti...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.105.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14.1 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting only: 12.4 x 10.1 cm (4 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The invention of musical instruments from the intestines of a monkey,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.108.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.7 x 10.2 cm (3 13/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The origin of music from a fabulous bird of India which had seven holes...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.110.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.2 x 14 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Fifteenth Night,...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.112.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.6 x 10 cm (3 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lion disturbed by mice who eat the food trapped in his aging teeth,...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.113.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.7 x 10.1 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6 x 10.3 cm (2 3/8 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The cat attacks the mice which disturb the lion, from a Tuti-nama (Tales...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.115.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.9 x 10.1 cm (3 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.2 x 9.9 cm (4 7/16 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The vagabond crosses a stream with the possessions of the daughter-in...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.120.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.5 x 10.2 cm (3 3/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The daughter-in-law of the king of Banaras sees the jackal deprived of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.121.aGum tempera, ink ,and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.6 x 10 cm (3 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The daughter-in-law returns from her misadventure, feigning insanity,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.122.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.4 x 10.1 cm (4 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Seventeenth Night,...
Sravana (Indian)
1962.279.124.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.7 x 10.2 cm (4 5/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant Mansur departs on a sea voyage, leaving his wife behind,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.125.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.7 x 10.1 cm (3 13/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The old procuress conveys the young man’s message of love to Mansur’s...
Sravana (Indian)
1962.279.127.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.3 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man, who has magically taken on the appearance of Mansur the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.128.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.9 x 10.1 cm (4 5/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man changes himself to look like Mansur, and thus inveigles...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.128.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6.6 x 10.2 cm (2 5/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The false Mansur punished before the judge and expelled from the city,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.129.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.7 x 10 cm (4 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eighteenth Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.130.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince meets a carefree dancing dervish whose good fortune he...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.131.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Nikfal, the fortune of the prince in the form of a woman, offers to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.132.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince, having deprived the snake of its natural food, a frog, feeds...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.132.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince and Nikfal are joined by Khalis and the Mukhlis who are the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.134.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince, with the help of Mukhlis who changes into a frog, recovers...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.135.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Khalis repays the prince for his kindness by changing into a snake and...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.136.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.138.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman’s wife who killed a peacock and ate its gallbladder on the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.140.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twentieth Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.143.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Three suitors fight amongst themselves for the hand of the devotee’s...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.144.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The suitors take the devotee’s daughter out of her tomb after breaking...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.146.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The third suitor strikes the devotee’s daughter and thus restores her to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.146.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The three suitors again begin to quarrel among themselves for the hand...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.147.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.8 x 10 cm (3 1/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.8 x 9.8 cm (4 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The wolf and the jackal, serving as viziers, instigate the lion who...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.152.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.8 x 10.4 cm (4 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-second...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.154.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.1 x 9.8 cm (4 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The court jester meets a Zangi dancing with joy, and learns from him...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.155.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6.1 x 10.2 cm (2 3/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
As punishment, the jester’s wife and the Zangi are thrown into fire and...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.158.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10 x 10.1 cm (3 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-third Night...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.160.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.7 x 10.1 cm (3 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant has the hateful skull ground and put into a box, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.161.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.5 x 10.2 cm (4 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.8 x 10.1 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Kamjuy, the wife of the Raja, averts her face from the fishes, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.163.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.5 x 10.1 cm (4 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The forty wives and their secret paramours being punished by stoning to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.164.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.7 x 10 cm (3 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-Fourth...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.165.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.9 x 20 cm (3 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Bashir confides his love for Habbaza to an Arab friend, and sends him to...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.167.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 16 x 10.1 cm (6 5/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Habbaza meets Bashir under a tree, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.168.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.8 x 10 cm (5 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The disguised Arab, substituting for Habbaza, is whipped by her husband...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.169.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 12.5 x 10.1 cm (4 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Habbaza’s sister, who is sent to console her, discovers the disguised...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.170.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.3 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-fifth Night...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.171.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6.2 x 10.1 cm (2 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Mukhtar throws his wife Maimuna into the pit, but she saves herself,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.174.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.2 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The destitute Mukhtar meets his wife Maimuna at a holy shrine, from a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.175.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.2 x 10.1 cm (5 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lover of Hamnaz, who has been hanged from the gallows, bites off her...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.177.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.5 x 10.1 cm (5 5/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
In order to falsely implicate her husband, Hamnaz places a knife by his...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.177.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.9 x 10.1 cm (3 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-sixth Night...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.179.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.4 x 10.3 cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift 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 paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.5 x 10.2 cm (3 3/4 x 4 in.)Gift 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.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 10.5 x 10 cm (4 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20.1 x 15.3 cm (7 15/16 x 6 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Twenty-ninth Night...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.192.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 9.7 x 10 cm (3 13/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The monkey, serving as the lion’s chamberlain, converses with the lynx...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.193.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.7 x 10.3 cm (3 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lion returns to his territory and sees the monkey conversing with...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.194.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 13.9 x 10.2 cm (5 1/2 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.1 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The monkey advises the suspicious lion to cast off fear and take...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.196.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 9.9 x 10 cm (3 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lion, suspecting treachery on the part of the monkey, slays him and...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.197.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 12.5 x 10 cm (4 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Thirtieth Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.198.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.5 x 10.2 cm (4 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
A woman with two children, having abandoned her home, goes into the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.200.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 15.6 x 10.2 cm (6 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The woman conversing with her children, as the leopard returns, egged on...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.202.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift 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-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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mary ascends the stairs to the temple, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.9.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.5 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.24.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 22.7 x 12.2 cm (8 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
John the Baptist recognizes Christ by the appearance of a dove, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.50.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 22.5 x 10.9 cm (8 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 11.3 cm (8 1/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus being awakened during a tempest on the Sea of Galilee, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.77.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary Magdalene presents ointment to Jesus, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.102.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.4 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 10.3 cm (8 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Salome Receiving John the Baptist's Head on a Platter, from a Mirror of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.112.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.4 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 19.8 x 11.2 cm (7 13/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus writes on the ground, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.130.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.5 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 21 x 11.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.3 cm (10 5/16 x 6 in.); Image: 22.3 x 13.3 cm (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)John L. Severance 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
An Episode from the Story of the Sasanian King Khusrau and his Beloved...
Iran, Shiraz (?), Safavid Period
1947.500.bOpaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 29.6 x 16.2 cm (11 5/8 x 6 3/8 in.); Image: 21 x 14 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto)
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, died after 1550)
1983.1115.aInk, gold, and opaque watercolor on paperSheet: 27.4 x 20 cm (10 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Text area: 18.7 x 10.9 cm (7 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Mehmed A. Simsar in memory of Dr. Mehmed A. SimsarCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Crossing at Sano
studio of Tawaraya Sōtatsu (Japanese, c. 1570-c. 1640)
1949.554Hanging scroll mounted 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
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
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
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
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
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