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Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper; calligraphy on verso (10)
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper; calligraphy on verso (10)
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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©
Calligraphic exercises and verses of Hafiz (Persian, about 1325–1389) ...
Mahmud ibn Ishaq al-Shahabi (Persian, active mid- to late 1500s)
2013.347.bInk and opaque watercolor with gold on paper, illuminated calligraphy (verso)Page: 28 x 23.8 cm (11 x 9 3/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
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
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
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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©
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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©
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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©
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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©
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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©