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Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper (124)
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper (124)
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment ...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490CCCC0
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Timurid period
1944.490.bCCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502CCCC0
Mary ascends the stairs to the temple, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.9.aCCCC0
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.24.bCCCC0
The Adoration of the 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
Layla and Majnun in the wilderness with animals, from a Khamsa (Quintet)...
attributed to Sanwalah (Indian, active c. 1580–1600)
2013.301CCCC0
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
attributed to Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510-1555) and 1 other
1988.96CCCC0
Page from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (Persian, about 934-1020)
attributed to Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510-1555)
1988.96.bCCCC0
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
Leaf from a Qur'an
Seljuk Iran
1939.507CCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336CCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237CCCC0
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
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282CCCC0
Maharana Sangram Singh II (r. 1710–34) Worshipping a Linga Under a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.144CCCC0
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
Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
style of Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489CCCC0
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
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
Ravana’s sister complains that her nose was cut off by Lakshmana as the...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom
2018.107CCCC0
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period
1971.305.bCCCC0
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
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1971.83CCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79CCCC0
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...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) 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
No image available
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur, 15th century
17.2014.a©
No image available
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur, 15th century
17.2014.b©
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314CCCC0
A charioteer riding through a rocky landscape with an entourage of...
attributed to Yusuf Ali (Indian, active early 1600s)
2013.322CCCC0
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
Ghatotkacha and three demons in his company chase Bhagadatta, from...
attributed to Fazl (Indian, active early 1600s)
2013.321CCCC0
Folio from the Devasano Pada Kalpasutra (verso)
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Patan
18.2014.b©
An African Lyre Player (recto)
India, Deccan, 17th century
2013.289.aCCCC0
"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
No image available
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
25.2014©
Lovers parting, page from a book of fables
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303CCCC0
No image available
India, Sultanate period
20.2014©
No image available
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
26.2014©
No image available
India, Sultanate period
22.2014©
No image available
India, Sultante period
24.2014©
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
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
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
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
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) 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
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
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
Mary ascends the stairs to the temple, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.9.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.5 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.24.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Adoration of the 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
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
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
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
The parrot laughs on hearing the Raja of Ujjain’s wife admire her beauty...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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 ...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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 slave when he learns that he is the son...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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 ...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Bahram Visits the White Domed Pavilion on Friday, illustrated with text...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period
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
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
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
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
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
Maharana Sangram Singh II (r. 1710–34) Worshipping a Linga Under a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Mewar
2018.144Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 24.8 x 18.1 cm (9 3/4 x 7 1/8 in.); Miniature: 23.2 x 16.8 cm (9 1/8 x 6 5/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Persian 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Muhammad (Iranian) 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
Rustam Lassoing his Horse, Rakhsh, in a Landscape (recto); Calligraphy,...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period
1971.305Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperGift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
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
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
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
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
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
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
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
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
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) 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
No image available
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur, 15th century
17.2014.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 11.7 x 29.5 cm (4 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
No image available
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur, 15th century
17.2014.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 11.7 x 29.5 cm (4 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
No image available
India, probably Delhi-Agra region, 16th century
27.2014Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 18 x 23.5 cm (7 1/16 x 9 1/4 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
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
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
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
Tahmina comes to Rustam’s chamber, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of...
India, Sultanate period
23.2014Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper; calligraphy on versoSheet: 26 x 20.3 cm (10 1/4 x 8 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sthulabhadra and his Sisters; Kosha and the Charioteer, from the ...
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Patan
18.2014.aOpaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paperSheet: 11.2 x 26 cm (4 7/16 x 10 1/4 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
Folio from the Devasano Pada Kalpasutra (verso)
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Patan
18.2014.bOpaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paperSheet: 11.2 x 26 cm (4 7/16 x 10 1/4 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
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
"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
From the Farhang-i Jahangiri (Persian-language Dictionary) compiled by...
Mughal India, court of 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
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
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
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
No image available
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
25.2014Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper; 76 foliosOverall: 12.3 x 30.6 cm (4 13/16 x 12 1/16 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
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
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
No image available
India, Sultanate period
21.2014Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper; calligraphy on versoSheet: 18.4 x 13 cm (7 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
No image available
India, Sultanate period
19.2014Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper; calligraphy on versoSheet: 18.5 x 12.4 cm (7 5/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
No image available
India, Sultanate period
20.2014Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper; calligraphy on versoSheet: 17.2 x 11.7 cm (6 3/4 x 4 5/8 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
No image available
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Mandore
26.2014Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper; 27 foliosOverall: 12.3 x 30.6 cm (4 13/16 x 12 1/16 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
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India, Sultanate period
22.2014Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper; From a Book of Kings (Shahnama); calligraphy on versoSheet: 32.4 x 22.6 cm (12 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©
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India, Sultante period
24.2014Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper; From the Quintet (Khamsa) of Nizami; calligraphy on versoSheet: 24.5 x 17.5 cm (9 5/8 x 6 7/8 in.); Matted: 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.)On Loan from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection©