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Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper (181)
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper (181)
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment ...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490CCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment (recto)
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490.aCCCC0
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Timurid period
1944.490.bCCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1939.66CCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501CCCC0
Shamsa (recto) from right folio from a double-page frontispiece of a...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid Period, 15th century
1945.169.aCCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966CCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aCCCC0
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
attributed to Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328CCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967CCCC0
Lovers Embracing
India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner, Mughal Dynasty
1971.91CCCC0
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
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device (recto); Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso)
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383CCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device: Illustration from The Book of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.aCCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century) and 1 other
1947.502CCCC0
Illuminated page, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.1.bCCCC0
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
The Flowering of Joseph's Rod, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.11.bCCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.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 place of Jesus’s birth, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.25.bCCCC0
The Adoration of the Shepherds, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.30.aCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bCCCC0
Simeon Kneels in Front of Mary and Jesus After Recognizing Them, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.40.aCCCC0
John the Baptist recognizes Christ by the appearance of a dove, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.50.bCCCC0
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aCCCC0
The Marriage at Cana, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.58.bCCCC0
Moses praying to end the serpents’ attack on the Israelites, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.63.bCCCC0
Jesus Heals the Nobleman's Son in Capernaum, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.70.aCCCC0
A raven brings food to Elijah, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.72.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
Jesus raises Jairus's daughter from the dead, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.82.bCCCC0
Jesus in the Tun Mountains near Nazareth where he chooses twelve of his...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.87.bCCCC0
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 Entry into Jerusalem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.156.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
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312CCCC0
Portrait of Murad Bakhsh (1624–1661)
attributed to Balchand (Indian, active 1595-c. 1650)
2013.327CCCC0
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
Jahangir
Mughal India
1944.496CCCC0
Layla and Majnun in the wilderness with animals, from a Khamsa (Quintet)...
attributed to Sanwalah (Indian, active c. 1580–1600)
2013.301CCCC0
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344CCCC0
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
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
attributed to Abd al-Vahhab (Persian, active about 1516) and 1 other
1988.96.aCCCC0
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
A marbled picture of Rustam catching Rakhsh
attributed to Shafi (Indian, active about 1650)
2013.286CCCC0
No image available
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.8.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Forty-second night: The...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.269.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Forty-second night: Repenting...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.275.aCCCC0
The court of the Raja of Ujjain, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.291.bCCCC0
The parrot laughs on hearing the Raja of Ujjain’s wife admire her beauty...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.292.bCCCC0
The Raja of Ujjain, who is traveling in the guise of a yogi, meets two...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.293.bCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the forty-seventh...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.300.bCCCC0
The four destitute friends go to a wise man who gives each one of them a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.301.bCCCC0
The fourth man digs at the spot where he dropped the shell, expecting...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.302.bCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad solicits advice from a friend as his slave girl...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.305.aCCCC0
The bag of gold which he received for the slave girl being stolen in a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.306.aCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad joins the Hashimi’s boat as a sailor to find...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.307.aCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad reveals his true identity to the Hashimi, from...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.308.bCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad reunited with his slave-girl, from a Tuti-nama ...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.310.aCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the forty-ninth night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.311.aCCCC0
The eldest brother explains the reason for his youthful appearance, from...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.315.aCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the fiftieth night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.316.aCCCC0
The king’s emissary being provided with gifts for his mission to Rum in...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.317.aCCCC0
The merchant returns bringing a young slave who is really the son of the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.318.bCCCC0
The guard spares the life of the salve when he learns that he is the son...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.321.bCCCC0
The king places the talisman on his sleeping wife, from a Tuti-nama ...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.323.aCCCC0
The guard restores the son who falls at his mother’s feet, from a Tuti...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.323.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-first night: The parrot...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.324.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-first night: Khulasa, a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.325.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-first night: King Bahram,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.328.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-first night: Khusrau, the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.329.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The parrot...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.332.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The bird of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.333.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The pious...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.335.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The son of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.337.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The king...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.338.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The king...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.339.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The pious...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.340.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Qur'an
Seljuk Iran
1939.507CCCC0
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
attributed to Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324CCCC0
Portrait of Sardar Singh (Son of Savant Singh, 1730–68)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh
2001.122CCCC0
Shri Raga
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1931.451CCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336CCCC0
Rama’s Brothers Bharata and Shatrughna set out from Ayodhya to find Rama...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
2018.119CCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237CCCC0
Princess and attendant in trompe l’oeil window
Aqil Khan (Indian, active mid-1700s)
1955.297CCCC0
Sita in the Garden of Lanka, From the Ramayana epic of Valmiki
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler
1966.143CCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha (recto); Text Page, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Shiraz or Mashhad, Safavid period
1947.501CCCC0
A Rajput Warrior with Camel, Possibly Maru Ragini from a Ragamala
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Amber or Southwestern India, Deccan
2018.168CCCC0
The Birth of Krishna, from a Sursagar of Surdas
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Mewar school, early 18th Century
1984.65CCCC0
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282CCCC0
Portrait of the Aged Akbar
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.78CCCC0
Maharana Sangram Singh II (r. 1710–34) Worshipping a Linga Under a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.144CCCC0
Demon in chains
style of Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63CCCC0
Raja Dalip Singh of Guler on a Dais
India, Himachal Pradesh, Bilaspur
1960.49CCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84CCCC0
Portrait of a Woman
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1987.1110CCCC0
Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
style of Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489CCCC0
Shah Tahmasp I (1514-1576) Seated in a Landscape
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1917.1078CCCC0
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
Princess with Wine Bottle and Cup (recto)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid period
1947.496.aCCCC0
Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid Period, 16th Century
1947.496.bCCCC0
Two Elephants Fighting in a Courtyard Before Muhammad Shah
attributed to Nainsukh (Indian, 1710-1778)
2005.1CCCC0
Two Elephants Fighting in a Courtyard Before Muhammad Shah
attributed to Nainsukh (Indian, 1710-1778)
2005.1.aCCCC0
Aulad Tied to a Plane Tree, from a Shahnama by Firdausi
Sadiqi Bek (Iranian, 1533-1609)
1988.101CCCC0
Sultan and Musicians
Southern India, probably Golconda
2012.300CCCC0
Ravana’s sister complains that her nose was cut off by Lakshmana as the...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom
2018.107CCCC0
Tughra:  Shah Muhammad bin Ibrahim Khan, al-muzaffar daima (Sultan...
Turkey, Ottoman Period, reign of Sultan Mehmed IV, ruled: 1648-1687), 17th century
1944.525CCCC0
Maharana Jagat Singh Attending the Raslila
attributed to Jai Ram (Indian) and 1 other
2011.141CCCC0
Illuminated Folio from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c. 1213-1291)
style of Sultan 'Ali Mashhadi (Persian, 1430-1520) and 1 other
2006.148CCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto); Persian...
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, died after 1550)
1983.1115CCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto)
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, died after 1550)
1983.1115.aCCCC0
Persian Verse (khamriyya) (verso)
Afghanistan, Herat, Safavid period
1983.1115.bCCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79CCCC0
A prince celebrating Holi with palace women on a terrace at night (recto)
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342.aCCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha meeting
India, Provincial Mughal, Lucknow, 18th century
1939.164CCCC0
Sketch of a Young Man and Persian Calligraphy
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
1925.132CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Mahmud ibn Ishaq al-Shahabi (Persian, active mid- to late 1500s) and 1 other
2013.347CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.347.aCCCC0
Calligraphic exercises and verses of Hafiz (Persian, about 1325–1389) ...
Mahmud ibn Ishaq al-Shahabi (Persian, active mid- to late 1500s)
2013.347.bCCCC0
A blindfolded suitor is brought before a princess (recto)
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.343.aCCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
Hindola Raga
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra, late 18th century
1975.9CCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Portrait of Asaf Khan
India, Mughal court, reign of Shah Jahan (1628-1658), Mughal Dynasty
1945.168CCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314CCCC0
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Bikaner, 17th century
1971.83CCCC0
A charioteer riding through a rocky landscape with an entourage of...
attributed to Yusuf Ali (Indian, active early 1600s)
2013.322CCCC0
Tiger Hunt of Raja Ram Singh II
Northern India, Rajasthan, Kotah, 19th century
2011.139CCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Harem Night-Bathing Scene (recto)
India, Mughal court, reign of Shah Jahan (1628-1658), Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756), 17th Century
1987.153.aCCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Calligraphy Framed by an Ornamental...
India, Mughal court, reign of Shah Jahan (1628-1658), Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756), 17th Century
1987.153.bCCCC0
Rustam Lassoing his Horse, Rakhsh, in a Landscape (recto); Calligraphy,...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, late 15th century
1971.305CCCC0
Rustam Lassoing his Horse, Rakhsh, in a Landscape (recto)
Iran, Herat or Qazvin, Late Timurid or Safavid Period, 16th Century
1971.305.aCCCC0
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period
1971.305.bCCCC0
The dream of Zulaykha, from the Amber Album
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.332CCCC0
Women enjoying the river at the forest’s edge
style of Hunhar II (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.351CCCC0
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
attributed to Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295CCCC0
Ghatotkacha and three demons in his company chase Bhagadatta, from...
attributed to Fazl (Indian, active early 1600s)
2013.321CCCC0
Portrait of Hafiz Abd al-Rahim Khan
India, Company School, Delhi, 19th century
2007.220CCCC0
"Benefits of the Parts of Vultures" (From the Manafi' al-Haywan of Abu...
Iran, Marageh, Mongol Period (Ilkhanid), late 13th Century
2006.149CCCC0
"Benefits of the Parts of Vultures" (From the Manafi' al-Haywan of Abu...
Iran, Marageh, Mongol Period (Ikhanid), late 13th Century
2006.149.aCCCC0
"Benefits of the Parts of Vultures" (From the Manafi' al-Haywan of Abu...
Iran, Marageh, Mongol Period (Ilkhanid), late 13th Century
2006.149.bCCCC0
Vivaca Ragaputra, a Leaf from Ragamala Series
India, Pahari Hills, Bilaspur school, 18th century
2011.214CCCC0
The Marriage of Rukmini [Mangal]
India, Pahari Hills, Garhwal school, 18th century
2011.138CCCC0
An African Lyre Player (recto)
India, Deccan, 17th century
2013.289.aCCCC0
A European Couple
attributed to Ali Riza, the "Bodleian Painter" (Indian)
2013.285CCCC0
Lovers parting, page from a book of fables
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303CCCC0
Lovers Parting, Page from a Book of Fables
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303.aCCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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
Shamsa (sunburst) with portrait of Aurangzeb (1618-1707), from the...
probably by Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.331Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 40 x 27.7 cm (15 3/4 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A royal ram with a gold chain
India, Mughal
2013.298Opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift 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
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
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1939.66Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 20 x 11.8 cm (7 7/8 x 4 5/8 in.); Overall: 37 x 25.3 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 18.3 x 12.1 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.); Overall: 37.3 x 25.4 cm (14 11/16 x 10 in.)Gift of Herbert F. LeisyCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, right folio from a double-page...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1945.169Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 32.5 x 22.1 cm (12 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.); Recto Image: 27.7 x 10.3 cm (10 7/8 x 4 1/16 in.); Verso image: 26.3 x 20.7 cm (10 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A floral fantasy of animals and birds (Waq-waq)
India, Mughal
2013.319Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 37.6 x 26.6 cm (14 13/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 23.4 x 14.6 cm (9 3/16 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
attributed to Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 36.7 x 25.4 cm (14 7/16 x 10 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 9.5 x 7.4 cm (3 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Lovers Embracing
India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner, Mughal Dynasty
1971.91Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 14.9 x 10.1 cm (5 7/8 x 4 in.); Overall: 24 x 16.8 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/8 in.); with mat: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device (recto); Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso)
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 31.3 x 21.5 cm (12 5/16 x 8 7/16 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) 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
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
The game of wolf-running in Tabriz, from an Akbar-nama (Book of Akbar)
Banavari 1 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
2003.38Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 35.2 x 23.8 cm (13 7/8 x 9 3/8 in.)Alma Kroeger 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
An Episode from the Story of the Sasanian King Khusrau and his Beloved...
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period
1947.500Opaque watercolor, gold, silver, and ink on paper; double-sidedSheet: 29.6 x 16.2 cm (11 5/8 x 6 3/8 in.); Image: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Illuminated page, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.1.bOpaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 26.1 x 15.4 cm (10 1/4 x 6 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
The Flowering of Joseph's Rod, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.11.bOpaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.1 cm (10 5/16 x 5 15/16 in.); Image: 19.5 x 9.5 cm (7 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.4 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/16 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 place of Jesus’s birth, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.25.bOpaque watercolor 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 Shepherds, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.30.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 20 x 11.2 cm (7 7/8 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Magi Follow the Star, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
attributed to Payag (Indian)
2005.145.34.aOpaque 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
2005.145.36.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
Simeon Kneels in Front of Mary and Jesus After Recognizing Them, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.40.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 21.4 x 12.6 cm (8 7/16 x 4 15/16 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
The Marriage at Cana, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.58.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 19.5 x 11.3 cm (7 11/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Moses praying to end the serpents’ attack on the Israelites, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.63.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Painting only: 18.9 x 10.5 cm (7 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus Heals the Nobleman's Son in Capernaum, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.70.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.5 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 22.4 x 11.2 cm (8 13/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A raven brings food to Elijah, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.72.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 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
Jesus raises Jairus's daughter from the dead, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.82.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 19.5 x 11.4 cm (7 11/16 x 4 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus in the Tun Mountains near Nazareth where he chooses twelve of his...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.87.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20 x 10.9 cm (7 7/8 x 4 5/16 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 Entry into Jerusalem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.156.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 19.6 x 9.8 cm (7 11/16 x 3 7/8 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
Babur meeting with Sultan Ali Mirza at the Kohik River, from a Babur...
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1971.85Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 28 x 16.5 cm (11 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 41 x 27.1 cm (16 1/8 x 10 11/16 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
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312Opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Portrait of Murad Bakhsh (1624–1661)
attributed to Balchand (Indian, active 1595-c. 1650)
2013.327Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 28.4 x 25.7 cm (11 3/16 x 10 1/8 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
Jahangir
Mughal India
1944.496Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 4.8 x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344Opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift 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
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
Portrait of Alamgir (r. 1658-1707)
India, Mughal
1944.498Opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 7.9 x 5.3 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
A Ruler Presents a Document to Visiting Nobles
Southern India, Deccan
1996.296Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 22 x 32.7 cm (8 11/16 x 12 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
A marbled picture of Rustam catching Rakhsh
attributed to Shafi (Indian, active about 1650)
2013.286Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 37.2 x 21 cm (14 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A princess reclining on a terrace with attendants
India, Mughal, 18th century
2013.338Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 20.6 x 30.6 cm (8 1/8 x 12 1/16 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
No image available
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.8.bOpaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 19.9 x 14.2 cm (7 13/16 x 5 9/16 in.); Text field: 16.4 x 10.6 cm (6 7/16 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Forty-second night: The...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.269.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Forty-second night: Repenting...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.275.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The court of the Raja of Ujjain, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.291.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 15.9 x 10.1 cm (6 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot laughs on hearing the Raja of Ujjain’s wife admire her beauty...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.292.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.3 x 9.8 cm (5 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Raja of Ujjain, who is traveling in the guise of a yogi, meets two...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.293.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 12.4 x 10.2 cm (4 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the forty-seventh...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.300.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 4.8 x 10.2 cm (1 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The four destitute friends go to a wise man who gives each one of them a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.301.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The fourth man digs at the spot where he dropped the shell, expecting...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.302.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.6 x 10 cm (3 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad solicits advice from a friend as his slave girl...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.305.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.3 x 9.9 cm (4 1/16 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The bag of gold which he received for the slave girl being stolen in a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.306.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.7 x 10.1 cm (4 5/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad joins the Hashimi’s boat as a sailor to find...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.307.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.4 x 10 cm (4 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad reveals his true identity to the Hashimi, from...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.308.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.7 x 10.2 cm (4 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad reunited with his slave-girl, from a Tuti-nama ...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.310.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.7 x 10.1 cm (4 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the forty-ninth night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.311.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.8 x 10 cm (3 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The eldest brother explains the reason for his youthful appearance, from...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.315.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.9 x 10 cm (3 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the fiftieth night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.316.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.8 x 10 cm (3 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king’s emissary being provided with gifts for his mission to Rum in...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.317.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.3 x 10.5 cm (4 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant returns bringing a young slave who is really the son of the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.318.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.9 x 10.1 cm (5 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The guard spares the life of the salve when he learns that he is the son...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.321.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.9 x 10 cm (3 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king places the talisman on his sleeping wife, from a Tuti-nama ...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.323.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11 x 10.8 cm (4 5/16 x 4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The guard restores the son who falls at his mother’s feet, from a Tuti...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.323.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 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
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-first night: The parrot...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.324.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.5 x 9.9 cm (3 3/8 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-first night: Khulasa, a...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.325.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.2 x 10.1 cm (3 5/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-first night: King Bahram,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.328.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.4 x 10.3 cm (2 15/16 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-first night: Khusrau, the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.329.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.9 x 9.9 cm (3 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The parrot...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.332.bOpaque watercolor, 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
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The bird of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.333.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 5.7 x 9.7 cm (2 1/4 x 3 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The pious...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.335.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.1 x 10 cm (4 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The son of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.337.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9 x 10.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The king...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.338.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8 x 10.2 cm (3 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The king...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.339.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.1 x 9.9 cm (3 9/16 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifty-second night: The pious...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.340.aOpaque watercolor, 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
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
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
attributed to Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 41 x 32.7 cm (16 1/8 x 12 7/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Husain Ali Khan Entertaining His Brothers (The Sayyid Brothers)
India, Mughal Dynasty
2013.334Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 30.8 x 30.5 cm (12 1/8 x 12 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Portrait of Sardar Singh (Son of Savant Singh, 1730–68)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh
2001.122Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 27.9 x 21.9 cm (11 x 8 5/8 in.); Overall: 34.6 x 26.6 cm (13 5/8 x 10 1/2 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Shri Raga
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
1931.451Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 34.4 x 22.5 cm (13 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Overall: 38 x 25 cm (14 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore 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
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
Princely ascetic in the forest visited by ladies
1971.95Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 32.7 x 26.5 cm (12 7/8 x 10 7/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Rama’s Brothers Bharata and Shatrughna set out from Ayodhya to find Rama...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
2018.119Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 24.9 x 35.7 cm (9 13/16 x 14 1/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 31.5 cm (8 1/16 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mr. and Mrs. Michael de HavenonCCCC0
Princess and attendant in trompe l’oeil window
Aqil Khan (Indian, active mid-1700s)
1955.297Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 12.5 x 7.8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.); Overall: 44 x 31.6 cm (17 5/16 x 12 7/16 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Sita in the Garden of Lanka, From the Ramayana epic of Valmiki
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler
1966.143Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 55.5 x 79 cm (21 7/8 x 31 1/8 in.); Overall: 56.3 x 81 cm (22 3/16 x 31 7/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
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
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
The Birth of Krishna, from a Sursagar of Surdas
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Mewar school, early 18th Century
1984.65Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 33.6 x 22.2 cm (13 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.); Overall: 37 x 25.4 cm (14 9/16 x 10 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial 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
Portrait of the Aged Akbar
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.78Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 25.2 x 16.8 cm (9 15/16 x 6 5/8 in.); Overall: 27.5 x 18.8 cm (10 13/16 x 7 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings 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
Demon in chains
style of Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 25.7 x 34.4 cm (10 1/8 x 13 9/16 in.); Overall: 27 x 35.2 cm (10 5/8 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Raja Dalip Singh of Guler on a Dais
India, Himachal Pradesh, Bilaspur
1960.49Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 22.7 x 15.3 cm (8 15/16 x 6 in.); Overall: 27.1 x 19.8 cm (10 11/16 x 7 13/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Youth Holding a Pomegranate; Illustration from a Single Page Manuscript
style of Riza-yi Abbasi (Iranian)
1947.497Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 15.3 x 8 cm (6 x 3 1/8 in.); Overall: 27.7 x 16.4 cm (10 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Persian Verses: The Fortieth Year of King Kisra Nushirwan's Reign and...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1959.330Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 59.3 x 40.2 cm (23 3/8 x 15 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
Nushirwan Sends Mihran Sitad to Fetch the Daughter of the King of China ...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1962.25Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 14.7 x 15 cm (5 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Overall: 32.5 x 23.2 cm (12 13/16 x 9 1/8 in.); Text area: 23 x 15.5 cm (9 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Portrait of a Woman
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1987.1110Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 16.2 x 8.3 cm (6 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.); Paper: 41.6 x 27 cm (16 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.)Gift of Flora D. Glass and Elwood G. Glass, Jr.CCCC0
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
Shah Tahmasp I (1514-1576) Seated in a Landscape
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1917.1078Opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 30 x 21.1 cm (11 13/16 x 8 5/16 in.); Image: 14.3 x 8.9 cm (5 5/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
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
Bahram Visits the White Domed Pavilion (recto); "Bahram Visits the White...
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
Two Elephants Fighting in a Courtyard Before Muhammad Shah
attributed to Nainsukh (Indian, 1710-1778)
2005.1Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 62.5 x 42 cm (24 5/8 x 16 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Qualities of Ringdoves (recto); On the Benefits of Quails (verso), from...
Iran, Maragah, Ilkhanid period
1945.382Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 10.2 x 9 cm (4 x 3 9/16 in.); Overall: 24.7 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.); Text area: 22.2 x 16.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Aulad Tied to a Plane Tree, from a Shahnama by Firdausi
Sadiqi Bek (Iranian, 1533-1609)
1988.101Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 33.5 x 23.5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.); Image: 33.5 x 23.5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Sultan and Musicians
Southern India, probably Golconda
2012.300Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 16.9 x 20.4 cm (6 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.); Border: 20.3 x 23.6 cm (8 x 9 5/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Ravana’s sister complains that her nose was cut off by Lakshmana as the...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom
2018.107Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 21.6 x 31.8 cm (8 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.); Miniature: 18.4 x 28.9 cm (7 1/4 x 11 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Tughra:  Shah Muhammad bin Ibrahim Khan, al-muzaffar daima (Sultan...
Turkey, Ottoman Period, reign of Sultan Mehmed IV, ruled: 1648-1687), 17th century
1944.525Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paperOverall: 24.5 x 45.6 cm (9 5/8 x 17 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Maharana Jagat Singh Attending the Raslila
attributed to Jai Ram (Indian) and 1 other
2011.141Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 67.5 x 49 cm (26 9/16 x 19 5/16 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
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
Bijan killing the wild boars of Irman, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings)...
India, Bijapur, Deccan
2013.283Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperPage: 20.3 x 12 cm (8 x 4 3/4 in.); Page: 20.5 x 12.4 cm (8 1/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Illuminated Folio from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c. 1213-1291)
style of Sultan 'Ali Mashhadi (Persian, 1430-1520) and 1 other
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 from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c. 1213-1291)
Sultan Ali Mashhadi (Iranian, c. 1440–1520)
2006.147Opaque 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
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
Siyavush on His Horse Hitting a Rolling Target (recto) and Persian...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1942.871Opaque watercolor, silver, gold, and ink on paperGift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Sketch of a Young Man and Persian Calligraphy
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
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
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
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)Painting only: 14.4 x 10.3 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/16 in.); 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
The Emperor Alamgir (reigned 1658–1707) on Horseback
India, Mughal Dynasty
1971.81Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 30.5 x 22.3 cm (12 x 8 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
A blindfolded suitor is brought before a princess (recto)
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.343.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paper (recto)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
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
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
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Portrait of Asaf Khan
India, Mughal court, reign of Shah Jahan (1628-1658), Mughal Dynasty
1945.168Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 19 x 11.9 cm (7 1/2 x 4 11/16 in.); Overall: 38 x 24.8 cm (14 15/16 x 9 3/4 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Episodes from the Reigns of Khusrau Parviz and Nushirwan from a Shahnama...
Iraq, Baghdad, Ilkhanid period
1944.480Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 5 x 13.2 cm (1 15/16 x 5 3/16 in.); Overall: 25 x 18.8 cm (9 13/16 x 7 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
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
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
Bahram Gur and Azada, from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (940...
Iran, Tabriz or Qazvin, Safavid period
1915.597Opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 32.5 x 21.5 cm (12 13/16 x 8 7/16 in.); Image: 17.4 x 11 cm (6 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
King Luhrasp Ascends the Throne: a Processon Arrives at Court (recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period
1962.24Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperSheet: 47 x 29.7 cm (18 1/2 x 11 11/16 in.); Image: 43.9 x 26.6 cm (17 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Posthumous portrait of Emperor Jahangir under a canopy (recto);...
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.329Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, borders with floral motifs in colors and gold (recto); black ink on marbled paper, a Persian quatrain in calligraphy (verso)Page: 35.2 x 22.1 cm (13 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A charioteer riding through a rocky landscape with an entourage of...
attributed to Yusuf Ali (Indian, active early 1600s)
2013.322Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 43.5 x 28.3 cm (17 1/8 x 11 1/8 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
Tiger Hunt of Raja Ram Singh II
Northern India, Rajasthan, Kotah, 19th century
2011.139Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paperFramed: 92.7 x 76.8 cm (36 1/2 x 30 1/4 in.); Unframed: 64.8 x 48.9 cm (25 1/2 x 19 1/4 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
A prince conversing with a woman while taking refreshments on a terrace ...
India, Mughal, 18th century
2013.335Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, blue and buff borders (recto); ink on paper, script from Sadi's Bustan (verso)Page: 30.5 x 24.1 cm (12 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Persian Calligraphy Framed by an...
Mir 'Ali
1977.207Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperOverall: 36.8 x 25.2 cm (14 1/2 x 9 15/16 in.)Gift of Herbert F. Leisy in memory of his wife, Helen Stamp LeisyCCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Harem Night-Bathing Scene (recto)
India, Mughal court, reign of Shah Jahan (1628-1658), Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756), 17th Century
1987.153.aOpaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperOverall: 37.8 x 27.3 cm (14 7/8 x 10 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alton W. WhitehouseCCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Calligraphy Framed by an Ornamental...
India, Mughal court, reign of Shah Jahan (1628-1658), Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756), 17th Century
1987.153.bOpaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperOverall: 37.8 x 27.3 cm (14 7/8 x 10 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alton W. WhitehouseCCCC0
Rustam Lassoing his Horse, Rakhsh, in a Landscape (recto); Calligraphy,...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, late 15th century
1971.305Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperGift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
The dream of Zulaykha, from the Amber Album
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.332Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, pink and blue borders decorated with gold foliate motifs, text on versoPage: 32 x 24.4 cm (12 5/8 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
Women enjoying the river at the forest’s edge
style of Hunhar II (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.351Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, narrow border of gold foliate meander (recto and verso)Page: 33.1 x 24.9 cm (13 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
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
attributed to Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, laid down on an album page with cream borders decorated with gold flowers and geometric motifsGift 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
Ghatotkacha and three demons in his company chase Bhagadatta, from...
attributed to Fazl (Indian, active early 1600s)
2013.321Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, text on versoPage: 36.7 x 24 cm (14 7/16 x 9 7/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Portrait of Hafiz Abd al-Rahim Khan
India, Company School, Delhi, 19th century
2007.220Opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 28.6 x 20.4 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.); Image: 27 x 19.1 cm (10 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of Robert and Amy Poster in honor of Stan CzumaCCCC0
"Benefits of the Parts of Vultures" (From the Manafi' al-Haywan of Abu...
Iran, Marageh, Mongol Period (Ilkhanid), late 13th Century
2006.149Opaque 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
Vivaca Ragaputra, a Leaf from Ragamala Series
India, Pahari Hills, Bilaspur school, 18th century
2011.214Opaque watercolors and gold on paperOverall: 15.7 x 21.5 cm (6 3/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
The Marriage of Rukmini [Mangal]
India, Pahari Hills, Garhwal school, 18th century
2011.138Opaque watercolors and gold on paperOverall: 24.8 x 33.1 cm (9 3/4 x 13 1/16 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
An African Lyre Player (recto); Calligraphy (verso)
India, Deccan, 17th century
2013.289Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (recto); ink on paper, six lines of Persian poetry (verso)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A European Couple
attributed to Ali Riza, the "Bodleian Painter" (Indian)
2013.285Drawing with opaque watercolor and gold on paper, gold-flecked blue bordersGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Mahliqa, Daughter of the Emperor of China, Pointing at the Bird-Man...
Mughal India
2013.336Opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); ink and gold on pink-speckled paper (verso)Page: 42.2 x 28.5 cm (16 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Folios A and B from the "Five Treasures" (Panj Ganj) of Jami
Mushfiq (Indian) and others
2013.315Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, both folios double-sided with text on versoPage: 30.2 x 18.1 cm (11 7/8 x 7 1/8 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
A Princess and Demons before a Nobleman: A Leaf from a Poetical Romance...
Mughal India
2013.337Opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); ink and gold on pink-speckled paper (verso)Page: 43 x 28.9 cm (16 15/16 x 11 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
Lovers parting, page from a book of fables
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, mounted on an album leaf with inner borders of gold-sprinkled blue paper and outer plain cream borders (recto); ink on paper, six lines of Persian calligraphy (verso)Page: 36.1 x 24.8 cm (14 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.); Painting: 24 x 12 cm (9 7/16 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A female figure standing in a landscape holding a four-stringed ...
Mughal India
2013.311Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, mounted with borders of gold-decorated cream and blue paperPage: 31.6 x 20.7 cm (12 7/16 x 8 1/8 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
From the Farhang-i Jahangiri (Persian-language Dictionary) compiled by...
India, Mughal court, made for Jahangir
2013.318Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, double-sided: one with blue border (recto) and other with red border (verso)Page: 33.7 x 21.9 cm (13 1/4 x 8 5/8 in.); Text field: 21.2 x 11 cm (8 3/8 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
Kabir and Two Followers on a Terrace (recto); Calligraphy (verso)
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.326Ink drawing with use of colors on paper, borders of gold-flecked cream paper (recto); ink, gold and opaque watercolor on paper, four lines of calligraphy with illuminated panels (verso)Page: 28 x 21 cm (11 x 8 1/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0