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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
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336CCCC0
Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
style of Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489CCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century)
1947.502CCCC0
Madonna and Child
Henry Moore (British, 1898-1986)
313.1947©
Folio from an Album with Musicians and Servants Outside a Royal...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490CCCC0
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Timurid period
1944.490.bCCCC0
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): 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 vizier...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.44.bCCCC0
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): 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): Fourteenth night: The origin of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.110.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Twentieth night: The suitors...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.146.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Twenty-first night: The wolf...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.152.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
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Forty-eighth night: The young...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.308.bCCCC0
Tantric Buddha Vairochana
Central Tibet, last half 12th Century
1989.104CCCC0
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
The Human Condition
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967)
1992.274©
Qualities of Ringdoves (recto) from a Manafi' al-Hayawan (On the...
Iran, probably Maragah, Ilkhanid period
1945.382.aCCCC0
The Story of Hushang (recto),  Illustration and text (Persian Prose)...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1931.452CCCC0
Text Page, Persian Verses (Recto); Portrait of Nushirwan the Just (Verso)
Iran, Tabriz, Mongol Period (Ilkhanid), 14th Century
1959.330CCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76CCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aCCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84CCCC0
Layla and Majnun in the wilderness with animals, from a Khamsa (Quintet)...
attributed to Sanwalah (Indian, active c. 1580–1600)
2013.301CCCC0
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77CCCC0
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period
1971.305.bCCCC0
Illuminated Folio (verso) from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c....
style of Sultan 'Ali Mashhadi (Persian, 1430-1520)
2006.148.bCCCC0
Four Girls Studying a Drawing
Théodule Ribot (French, 1823-1891)
2010.289CCCC0
White Mountain Country
John Marin (American, 1872-1953)
1913.1948©
Illuminated Folio (recto) from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c....
style of Sultan 'Ali Mashhadi (Persian, 1430-1520)
2006.147.aCCCC0
Nude
John Bernard Flannagan (American, 1895-1942)
1961.161©
Leaf from a Koran
Seljuk Iran
1939.507CCCC0
Master and Disciple in a Garden Pavillion; Single Page Illustration
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid Period, late 16th Century
1939.508CCCC0
The Arch of Titus and the Coliseum, Rome
Thomas Hartley Cromek (British, 1809-1873)
1975.149CCCC0
Isadora Duncan
Abraham Walkowitz (American, 1880-1965)
1993.58©
Isadora Duncan
Abraham Walkowitz (American, 1880-1965)
1993.60©
Isadora Duncan
Abraham Walkowitz (American, 1880-1965)
1993.63©
Leaf from a Jain Manuscript: Kalpa-sutra: Text (recto); Leaf from a Jain...
Western India, Gujarat, Jain school, early 15th Century
1976.27CCCC0
Study for Transportation Mural
William Sommer (American, 1867-1949)
1954.153.59©
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion,...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486CCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion (recto):...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486.aCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.7CCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto); Persian...
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, died after 1550)
1983.1115CCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, died after 1550)
1983.1115.aCCCC0
Persian Verse (khamriyya)
Afghanistan, Herat, Safavid period
1983.1115.bCCCC0
Animals, Birds, and Plants (verso); Illustration and Text (Persian...
Iran, Shiraz, Ilkhanid Period, 14th Century
1945.385.bCCCC0
Twenty-three Deity Nairatma Mandala
Central Tibet, Sakya-affiliated monastery, 14th century
1993.4CCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
Preface (verso) from a double-page frontispiece of a Shahnama of...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1956.10.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 32.7 x 22 cm (12 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance 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
Bahram Gur Arrives at the House of a Merchant, text page (recto), from a...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1943.658.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 45.8 x 34.4 cm (18 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.); Image: 19.5 x 29.5 cm (7 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.); Text area: 41 x 29.5 cm (16 1/8 x 11 5/8 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers FundCCCC0
Bahram Gur Slays a Dragon (verso), from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1943.658.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 45.8 x 34.4 cm (18 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.); Image: 19.5 x 29.5 cm (7 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers 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
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
King Siddhartha and Queen Trishala with the Dream Diviners, from a Kalpa...
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119.9Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Mahavira's Tonsure
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.16Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Teaching and Liberation of Nemi, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.19Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Birth of Parshva to Queen Vama, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.20Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Serpents Protect Parshva from the Flood, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.21Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore 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
Nushirwan Listens to the Owls (recto): Illustration and Text, Persian...
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1944.487.aOpaque 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.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
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
King Luhrasp Ascends the Throne: A Processon Arrives at Court (Recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid Period, 16th century
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
King Luhrasp Ascends the Throne: A Processon Arrives at Court (Recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid Period, 16th century
1962.24.aOpaque 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
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
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century)
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
Madonna and Child
Henry Moore (British, 1898-1986)
313.1947Pencil, black and white crayon, watercolor, and black inkHinman B. Hurlbut Collection©
Folio from an Album with Musicians and Servants Outside a Royal...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperEdward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Timurid period
1944.490.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperEdward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
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): 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 vizier...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.44.bOpaque 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): 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): Fourteenth night: The origin of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.110.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Twentieth night: The suitors...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.146.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Twenty-first night: The wolf...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.152.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift 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
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Forty-eighth night: The young...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.308.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Tantric Buddha Vairochana
Central Tibet, last half 12th Century
1989.104Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on clothOverall: 111 x 73 cm (43 11/16 x 28 3/4 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
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
Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid Period, 16th Century
1947.496.bInk, opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 37.1 x 24.8 cm (14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.); Text area: 11.8 x 5.3 cm (4 5/8 x 2 1/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
The Human Condition
René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967)
1992.274Watercolor, crayon over graphite, ink and gouacheSheet: 42.2 x 32.2 cm (16 5/8 x 12 11/16 in.)Bequest of Lockwood Thompson©
Qualities of Ringdoves (recto); On the Benefits of Quails (verso), from...
Iran, probably 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
Qualities of Ringdoves (recto) from a Manafi' al-Hayawan (On the...
Iran, probably Maragah, Ilkhanid period
1945.382.aOpaque 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
On the Benefits of Quails (verso) from a Manafi' al-Hayawan (On the...
Iran, Maragah, Ilkhanid period
1945.382.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 10.7 x 6 cm (4 3/16 x 2 3/8 in.); Overall: 24.7 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.); Text area: 22.5 x 16.5 cm (8 7/8 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Story of Hushang (recto),  Illustration and text (Persian Prose)...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1931.452Ink and opaque watercolor on paperDudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
The Story of Hushang, from a Majma al-tavarikh (A Compendium of...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid Iran
1931.452.aOpaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 11 x 25.7 cm (4 5/16 x 10 1/8 in.); Overall: 42 x 32 cm (16 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Text area: 22.6 x 22.8 cm (8 7/8 x 9 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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
Text Page, Persian Verses (Recto); Portrait of Nushirwan the Just (Verso)
Iran, Tabriz, Mongol Period (Ilkhanid), 14th Century
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
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
Sketch of a Young Man, single page; Illustration and Text (Persian verses)
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid Period, 17th century
1925.132Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperSheet: 34.6 x 22.5 cm (13 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.); Image: 21.2 x 12.5 cm (8 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)The Charles W. Harkness Endowment 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
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aInk, gold and opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 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
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
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
Siyavush on his Horse Hitting a Rolling Target (recto) and Persian...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1942.871Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Siyavush on his Horse Hitting a Rolling Target (recto)  from a Shahnama ...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1942.871.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 8.6 x 16.1 cm (3 3/8 x 6 5/16 in.); Overall: 32.4 x 21.6 cm (12 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.); Text area: 22.6 x 16.1 cm (8 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Persian verses (verso) from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (940...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1942.871.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 32.4 x 21.6 cm (12 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.); Text area: 22.6 x 16.1 cm (8 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
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
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77Ink and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 22 x 16.5 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 18.7 x 25 cm (7 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward in memory of her father, Charles SvecCCCC0
Figure Lassoing a Horse Illustrated Page from an Unidentified Manuscript...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, late 15th century
1971.305Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperGift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonald©
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period
1971.305.bOpaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperSheet: 31.1 x 15 cm (12 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.); Image: 22.6 x 14.7 cm (8 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.); Text area: 13.4 x 6 cm (5 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
Illuminated Folio from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c. 1213-1291)
style of Sultan 'Ali Mashhadi (Persian, 1430-1520)
2006.148Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperGift of William Kelly Simpson in memory of his wife Marilyn M. Simpson and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.CCCC0
Illuminated Folio (verso) from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c....
style of Sultan 'Ali Mashhadi (Persian, 1430-1520)
2006.148.bOpaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperOverall: 30 x 19 cm (11 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.); Text area: 16.1 x 9.6 cm (6 5/16 x 3 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
Four Girls Studying a Drawing
Théodule Ribot (French, 1823-1891)
2010.289Watercolor and possibly inkSheet: 28.8 x 41.1 cm (11 5/16 x 16 3/16 in.)Bequest of Muriel ButkinCCCC0
White Mountain Country
John Marin (American, 1872-1953)
1913.1948Watercolor and brush and black ink, with black crayonSheet: 43.3 x 55.2 cm (17 1/16 x 21 3/4 in.)Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection©
Study for "The Peep-O’-Day Boys’ Cabin, in the West of Ireland" ("The...
David Wilkie (British, 1785-1841)
1941.606Watercolor, point of brush and gouache with graphite and brown inkSheet: 23.4 x 21.9 cm (9 3/16 x 8 5/8 in.)Gift of Robert Hays GriesCCCC0
Illuminated Folio (recto) from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c....
style of Sultan 'Ali Mashhadi (Persian, 1430-1520)
2006.147.aOpaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperOverall: 30 x 19 cm (11 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.); Text area: 16.3 x 9.8 cm (6 7/16 x 3 7/8 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
Nude
John Bernard Flannagan (American, 1895-1942)
1961.161Watercolor and ink over pencilGift of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph L. Wilson in memory of Anna Elizabeth Wilson©
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
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
Page from a Koran, Sura al-Nisa 4, Verses 157–158
Seljuk Iran
1939.507.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 32 x 21.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.); Text area: 23 x 16 cm (9 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Master and Disciple in a Garden Pavillion; Single Page Illustration
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid Period, late 16th Century
1939.508Ink and watercolor on paperImage: 19.8 x 13.3 cm (7 13/16 x 5 1/4 in.); Overall: 21.2 x 13.3 cm (8 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nushirwan Sends Mihran Sitad to Fetch the Daughter of the King of China ...
Iran, Shiraz, Turkoman Period, 15th century
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
"Nushirwan Sends Mihran Sitad to Fetch the Daughter of the King of China...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1962.25.aOpaque 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
The Arch of Titus and the Coliseum, Rome
Thomas Hartley Cromek (British, 1809-1873)
1975.149Watercolor with black ink and graphite underdrawingSheet: 52.4 x 36 cm (20 5/8 x 14 3/16 in.)Gift of the Reverend and Mrs. Danila PascuCCCC0
Isadora Duncan
Abraham Walkowitz (American, 1880-1965)
1993.58Ink and watercolorSheet: 22.5 x 14.1 cm (8 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Zabriskie Gallery©
Isadora Duncan
Abraham Walkowitz (American, 1880-1965)
1993.60Ink and watercolorSheet: 22.8 x 14.6 cm (9 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of Zabriskie Gallery©
Isadora Duncan
Abraham Walkowitz (American, 1880-1965)
1993.63Ink and watercolorSheet: 22.5 x 14.1 cm (8 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Zabriskie Gallery©
Iconographic Drawing of Tantric Enlightened Beings (verso)
Tibet, early 15th Century
1985.191.bInk and watercolor on cottonOverall: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.)Delia E. Holden FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Jain Manuscript: Kalpa-sutra: Text (recto); Leaf from a Jain...
Western India, Gujarat, Jain school, early 15th Century
1976.27Opaque watercolor and ink on paperOverall: 9.4 x 28.4 cm (3 11/16 x 11 3/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Study for Transportation Mural
William Sommer (American, 1867-1949)
1954.153.59Watercolor, gouache, and pen and black inkNorman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund©
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion,...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486Opaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 18.7 x 12.3 cm (7 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.); Overall: 23.2 x 15.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Text area: 18.2 x 12 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion (recto):...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486.aOpaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 18.7 x 12.3 cm (7 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.); Overall: 23.2 x 15.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Persian verses (recto) from a Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones) of Jami (d. 1492)
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period
1947.500.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 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
The Magi Follow the Star, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
attributed to Payag (Indian)
2005.145.5Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.6 x 10.9 cm (8 1/8 x 4 5/16 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
2005.145.7Opaque 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
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
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
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises
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
Persian Verse (khamriyya)
Afghanistan, Herat, Safavid period
1983.1115.bInk, gold, and opaque watercolor on paperSheet: 27.4 x 20 cm (10 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Text area: 18.2 x 10.3 cm (7 3/16 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Mehmed A. Simsar in memory of Dr. Mehmed A. SimsarCCCC0
Bahram Visits the White Domed Pavilion; part of Khamsa of Nizami, Haft...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period, 16th century
2006.146Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of William Kelly Simpson in memory of his wife Marilyn M. Simpson and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.CCCC0
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
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
Animals, Precious Stones, Coins, and Musical Instruments (recto) from a...
Iran, Shiraz, Ilkhanid period
1945.385.aOpaque 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
Animals, Birds, and Plants (verso); Illustration and Text (Persian...
Iran, Shiraz, Ilkhanid Period, 14th Century
1945.385.bOpaque 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
Twenty-three Deity Nairatma Mandala
Central Tibet, Sakya-affiliated monastery, 14th century
1993.4Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on clothOverall: 82.5 x 72.4 cm (32 1/2 x 28 1/2 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