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Medium: Watercolor and ink on paper (226)
Medium: Watercolor and ink on paper (226)
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
Jesus being awakened during a tempest on the Sea of Galilee, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.77.aCCCC0
Mary Magdalene presents ointment to Jesus, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.102.bCCCC0
Salome Receiving John the Baptist's Head on a Platter, from a Mirror of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.112.bCCCC0
Jesus writes on the ground, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.130.bCCCC0
Jesus being portrayed by King Abgar’s painter, from a Mir’at al-quds of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.143.aCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aCCCC0
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
Layla and Majnun in the wilderness with animals, from a Khamsa (Quintet)...
attributed to Sanwalah (Indian, active c. 1580–1600)
2013.301CCCC0
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77CCCC0
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
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "Bizhan Addresses the Army": Illustration...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479CCCC0
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "Bizhan Addresses the Army": Illustration...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479.aCCCC0
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "The Warriors Engage in Combat":...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju Period (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479.bCCCC0
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
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84CCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aCCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion,...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486CCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion (recto):...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486.aCCCC0
Text Page, Persian Verses (verso) Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486.bCCCC0
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
Leaf from a Jain Manuscript: Kalpa-sutra: Text (recto); Leaf from a Jain...
Western India, Gujarat, Jain school, early 15th Century
1976.27CCCC0
Raja Shamsher Sen with a Youth
India, Himachal Pradesh, Mandi
2012.302CCCC0
Ravana’s sister complains that her nose was cut off by Lakshmana as the...
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom
2018.107CCCC0
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
Maharaja of Kotah Listening to Music and Watching Dancers
India, Kotah school, early 19th Century
2008.297CCCC0
Text page from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Abdallah ibn al-Fadl (Iraq)
1977.91.aCCCC0
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
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
Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso) Text from The Book of Knowledge of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.bCCCC0
Sketch of a Young Man and Persian Calligraphy
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
1925.132CCCC0
Untitled
Wifredo Lam (Cuban, 1902-1982)
2019.174©
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
Krishna as Kali Worshipped by Radha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.113CCCC0
Krishna as Kali Worshipped by Radha (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.113.aCCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha meeting
India, Provincial Mughal, Lucknow, 18th century
1939.164CCCC0
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.129.aCCCC0
Parivati Placing a Wedding Garland on Shiva (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.129.bCCCC0
A Family of Tartars
India, Punjab, probably Lahore, Company School, 19th century
2011.137CCCC0
Baby Krishna Asking for Butter from Yashoda
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.112CCCC0
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
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
A charioteer riding through a rocky landscape with an entourage of...
attributed to Yusuf Ali (Indian, active early 1600s)
2013.322CCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314CCCC0
Caricature of Paul Gauguin
Émile Bernard (French, 1868-1941)
2018.75CCCC0
Text Page, Persian Prose (Recto); Khar (Ass) (Verso)
Iran, Timurid Period, 15th century
1947.498CCCC0
Text Page, Persian Verses (recto) from the Shahnama of Firdawsi
Iran, Shiraz, Inju Period, 14th Century
1945.387.aCCCC0
Three Horses with Chicory
Joseph O'Sickey (American, 1918-2013)
2020.149©
The Monks
François Marius Granet (French, 1775-1849)
2018.1059CCCC0
Durga Killing the Demon Mahisha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.103CCCC0
Crickets in November
Charles Burchfield (American, 1893-1967)
1981.207©
Woman Playing Music (recto); Krishna Stroking Radha's Feet (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.133CCCC0
Woman Playing Music (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.133.aCCCC0
Krishna Stroking Radha's Feet (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.133.bCCCC0
Balarama and Krishna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.168CCCC0
A Concert:  Laura Devéria Singing
Eugène François Marie Joseph Devéria (French, 1805-1865)
2009.301CCCC0
Mahant of Tarakeshwar Rides on an Elephant
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.104CCCC0
Ganesha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.166CCCC0
Jatayu (Rama's Mythical Bird) Hinders Ravana's Chariot, Trying to...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.109.bCCCC0
The Goddess Kali (recto); Kali Standing on Shiva (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.110CCCC0
The Goddess Kali (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.110.aCCCC0
Kali Standing on Shiva (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.110.bCCCC0
Rama and Sita Enthroned with Lakshmana and Hanuman Attending
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.152CCCC0
"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
Untitled 4
Craig Lucas (American, 1941-2011) and 1 other
2018.71©
Untitled 3
Craig Lucas (American, 1941-2011) and 1 other
2018.70©
Untitled 1
Craig Lucas (American, 1941-2011) and 1 other
2018.68©
Untitled 2
Craig Lucas (American, 1941-2011) and 1 other
2018.69©
Barber Cleaning a Woman’s Ear
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.117CCCC0
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
Nitai and Gaur
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.154CCCC0
Maid Bringing a Hookah to a Lady (recto); Krishna Weighted against...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.107CCCC0
Maid Bringing a Hookah to a Lady (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.107.aCCCC0
Hanuman with Rama and Lakshmana on his Shoulders
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.120CCCC0
English Babu (Native Indian Clerk) Holding a Hookah
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.145CCCC0
Krishna Steals the Clothes of the Cowgirls (Gopis) (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.114.aCCCC0
Diana or Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.147CCCC0
Roman Ruins, Villa Pamfili
Hubert Robert (French, 1733-1808)
1951.485CCCC0
Shiva Bearing Aloft the Body of His Sati
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.131CCCC0
Seven Heroes or Warriors Killing Abhimanya, Son of Arjuna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.144CCCC0
Rama and Sita (recto); Garuda Carrying Balarama and Krishna (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.134CCCC0
Rama and Sita (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.134.aCCCC0
Garuda Carrying Balarama and Krishna (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.134.bCCCC0
Ganesha-Janani (Mother of Ganesh)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.169CCCC0
Vaishnava Devotee with Two Women
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.101CCCC0
Gajalakshmi: Lakshmi with Elephants
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.149CCCC0
Sheetaladevi: The Smallpox Goddess (recto); Durga (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.157CCCC0
Sheetaladevi: The Smallpox Goddess (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.157.aCCCC0
Durga (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.157.bCCCC0
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.130CCCC0
Annapurna and Shiva
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.162CCCC0
Rama and Hanuman, Holding an Uprooted Tree, Rescues Sita (recto);...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.150CCCC0
Rama and Hanuman, Holding an Uprooted Tree, Rescues Sita (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.150.aCCCC0
Goddesses Lakshmi and Sarasvati (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.150.bCCCC0
Château Interior
V. Germain (French)
2018.1063CCCC0
Vishnu and Lakshmi
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.132CCCC0
The Mutiny of the Heroine Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.146CCCC0
Kartikeya
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.151CCCC0
Radha and Krishna (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.156.bCCCC0
Still Life Watercolor
André Dunoyer de Segonzac (French, 1884-1974)
2009.312CCCC0
Three Horses in Snow
William Sommer (American, 1867-1949)
2012.70©
Study Sheet
Alfred Dehodencq (French, 1822-1882)
2018.1060CCCC0
Ghatotkacha and three demons in his company chase Bhagadatta, from...
attributed to Fazl (Indian, active early 1600s)
2013.321CCCC0
Seated Man and Woman
Célestin François Nanteuil (French, 1813-1873)
2018.1064CCCC0
Jailer Receiving the Mahant of Tarakeshwar in Prison
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.105CCCC0
An African Lyre Player (recto)
India, Deccan, 17th century
2013.289.aCCCC0
Village on a River
Jan Jansz den Uyl (Dutch, 1595/96-1639/40)
2019.14CCCC0
Decoration Executed for the Birthday of His Majesty the King of Westphalia
Pierre-Luc-Charles Cicéri (French, 1782-1868)
2008.341CCCC0
No image available
François-Hippolyte Lalaisse (French, 1812-1884)
2019.255CCCC0
Two Aspects of Kali
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1980.216CCCC0
Two Aspects of Kali: Kali Dancing on Shiva
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1980.216.aCCCC0
Two Aspects of Kali: Kali Enshrined
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1980.216.bCCCC0
Hanuman
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1980.217CCCC0
Parvati Placing a Wedding Garland on Shiva (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.108.aCCCC0
Yasoda Churning Butter (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.108.bCCCC0
Man Seated in a European Chair Smoking a Margila Pipe
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1984.221CCCC0
Lovers parting, page from a book of fables
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303CCCC0
Hari-Hara (recto); Vasudeva (Krishna's Father) Fleeing with Krishna...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.100CCCC0
Hari-Hara (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.100.aCCCC0
Winged Apsara with a Horn (recto); Jagannatha Trio (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.135CCCC0
Winged Apsara with a Horn (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.135.aCCCC0
Jagannatha Trio (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.135.bCCCC0
Ravana
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.148CCCC0
Worship of the Infant Krishna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.128CCCC0
No image available
Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)
2008.455CCCC0
Kalighat Painting
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.124CCCC0
Raja Riding a Horse
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.161CCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Jesus being awakened during a tempest on the Sea of Galilee, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.77.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary Magdalene presents ointment to Jesus, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.102.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.4 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 10.3 cm (8 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Salome Receiving John the Baptist's Head on a Platter, from a Mirror of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.112.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.4 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 19.8 x 11.2 cm (7 13/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus writes on the ground, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.130.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.5 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 21 x 11.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus being portrayed by King Abgar’s painter, from a Mir’at al-quds of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.143.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.3 cm (10 5/16 x 6 in.); Image: 22.3 x 13.3 cm (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Forty-second night: The...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
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...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.275.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77Ink and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 22 x 16.5 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 18.7 x 25 cm (7 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward in memory of her father, Charles SvecCCCC0
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
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
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
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "Bizhan Addresses the Army": Illustration...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479Opaque watercolor and ink on paperSheet: 36.3 x 30 cm (14 5/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Image: 28.6 x 24.5 cm (11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.); Overall: 37 x 30 cm (14 9/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Text area: 29 x 24.5 cm (11 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha (recto); Text Page, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Shiraz or Mashhad, Safavid period
1947.501Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 29.8 x 17.3 cm (11 3/4 x 6 13/16 in.); Image: 21.3 x 15.3 cm (8 3/8 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
The Story of Hushang (recto),  Illustration and text (Persian Prose)...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period
1931.452Ink and opaque watercolor on paperDudley P. Allen 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
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
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
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
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion,...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486Opaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 18.7 x 12.3 cm (7 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.); Overall: 23.2 x 15.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Text area: 18.2 x 12 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Text Page, Persian Prose (recto); The Story of Adam peace upon him, his...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period
1945.384Ink and opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 42 x 32 cm (16 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Text area: 34.5 x 22.7 cm (13 9/16 x 8 15/16 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
Leaf from a Jain Manuscript: Kalpa-sutra: Text (recto); Leaf from a Jain...
Western India, Gujarat, Jain school, early 15th Century
1976.27Opaque watercolor and ink on paperOverall: 9.4 x 28.4 cm (3 11/16 x 11 3/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Raja Shamsher Sen with a Youth
India, Himachal Pradesh, Mandi
2012.302Opaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 16.5 x 13.9 cm (6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.); Border: 20.3 x 17.6 cm (8 x 6 15/16 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
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
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
Maharaja of Kotah Listening to Music and Watching Dancers
India, Kotah school, early 19th Century
2008.297Opaque watercolors and ink on paperImage: 33.3 x 25.3 cm (13 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.); Paper: 35.4 x 27.2 cm (13 15/16 x 10 11/16 in.)Gift of Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso) Text from The Book of Knowledge of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.bInk and opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 31.3 x 21.5 cm (12 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Garden Scene with a Master Instructing a Student in a Pavilion
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1939.508Opaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 19.8 x 13.3 cm (7 13/16 x 5 1/4 in.); Overall: 21.2 x 13.3 cm (8 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Untitled
Wifredo Lam (Cuban, 1902-1982)
2019.174Watercolor and ink on paperSheet: 48.9 x 62 cm (19 1/4 x 24 7/16 in.)Jo Hershey Selden Fund©
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
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
Krishna as Kali Worshipped by Radha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.113Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 48.1 x 29.7 cm (18 15/16 x 11 11/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
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
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River (recto); Parivati Placing...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.129Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.5 x 29.3 cm (19 1/8 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
A Family of Tartars
India, Punjab, probably Lahore, Company School, 19th century
2011.137Ink, watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 25.3 x 33.8 cm (9 15/16 x 13 5/16 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Baby Krishna Asking for Butter from Yashoda
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.112Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48 x 30 cm (18 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.); Painting only: 45.7 x 28 cm (18 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
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
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
A Serpent Protects Vasudeva Taking His Infant Son Krishna to Safety
2003.153Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 45 x 27.7 cm (17 11/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Yasoda with Krishna Churning Butter
2003.160Watercolor, ink, graphite, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 51.3 x 35.6 cm (20 3/16 x 14 in.); Painting only: 45 x 27.8 cm (17 11/16 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
Caricature of Paul Gauguin
Émile Bernard (French, 1868-1941)
2018.75Watercolor and black ink on paperSheet: 19.9 x 15.5 cm (7 13/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Bequest of William Kelly Simpson in memory of his wife Marilyn M. Simpson and her grandfather, John D. Rockefeller, Jr.CCCC0
Text Page, Persian Prose (Recto); Khar (Ass) (Verso)
Iran, Timurid Period, 15th century
1947.498Ink and opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 24.8 x 15.8 cm (9 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.); Text area: 18.7 x 11 cm (7 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Text Page, Persian Verses (recto); Bahram Gur meets Arzu, the Daughter...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju Period, 14th Century
1945.387Ink and opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 29 x 20.7 cm (11 7/16 x 8 1/8 in.); Text area: 22.5 x 15.3 cm (8 7/8 x 6 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Three Horses with Chicory
Joseph O'Sickey (American, 1918-2013)
2020.149Watercolor and black ink on white wove paperImage and Sheet: 27.8 x 37.8 cm (10 15/16 x 14 7/8 in.)Nancy F. and Joseph P. Keithley Collection Gift©
The Monks
François Marius Granet (French, 1775-1849)
2018.1059Watercolor, pen and brown ink on laid paperSheet: 35 x 25.2 cm (13 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.); Primary mount: 37 x 27.4 cm (14 9/16 x 10 13/16 in.); Secondary mount: 43.4 x 37.1 cm (17 1/16 x 14 5/8 in.)Bequest of Muriel ButkinCCCC0
Durga Killing the Demon Mahisha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.103Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 50.5 x 32 cm (19 7/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.8 x 28.3 cm (18 1/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Crickets in November
Charles Burchfield (American, 1893-1967)
1981.207Pen and brown ink with black ink, colored crayons, and graphite, with watercolor on two sheets of butt-joined wove paper, lined21.9 x 27.6 cm (8 5/8 x 10 7/8 in.)Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Prasse 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
Sultan Abdullah Qutb Shah (1614-74) on Horseback
Southern India, Golconda
2013.287Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper, mounted with gold-sprinkled 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
Woman Playing Music (recto); Krishna Stroking Radha's Feet (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.133Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 47.7 x 29.1 cm (18 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Balarama and Krishna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.168Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperPainting only: 45.3 x 27.9 cm (17 13/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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 Concert:  Laura Devéria Singing
Eugène François Marie Joseph Devéria (French, 1805-1865)
2009.301Watercolor with black and brown ink, some pastel and lead white on off-white heavy-weight wove paper mounted to heavy white cream wove paperSheet: 23.2 x 18.5 cm (9 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)Bequest of Muriel ButkinCCCC0
Mahant of Tarakeshwar Rides on an Elephant
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.104Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 60.8 x 42.3 cm (23 15/16 x 16 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Ganesha
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.166Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperPainting only: 45.3 x 27.5 cm (17 13/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Jatayu Hinders Ravana’s Chariot, Trying to Prevent the Abduction of Sita
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.109Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.4 cm (18 13/16 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
The Goddess Kali (recto); Kali Standing on Shiva (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.110Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 49.7 x 29.3 cm (19 9/16 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Rama and Sita Enthroned with Lakshmana and Hanuman Attending
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.152Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29 cm (18 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 27.5 cm (17 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
"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
Untitled 4
Craig Lucas (American, 1941-2011) and 1 other
2018.71Watercolor and ink on paperSheet: 20.2 x 18.7 cm (7 15/16 x 7 3/8 in.)Gift of Margo and Bob Roth©
Untitled 3
Craig Lucas (American, 1941-2011) and 1 other
2018.70Watercolor and ink on paperSheet: 20.2 x 18.8 cm (7 15/16 x 7 3/8 in.)Gift of Margo and Bob Roth©
Untitled 1
Craig Lucas (American, 1941-2011) and 1 other
2018.68Watercolor and ink on paperSheet: 18.5 x 20.3 cm (7 5/16 x 8 in.)Gift of Margo and Bob Roth©
Untitled 2
Craig Lucas (American, 1941-2011) and 1 other
2018.69Watercolor and ink on paperSheet: 20.2 x 18.6 cm (7 15/16 x 7 5/16 in.)Gift of Margo and Bob Roth©
Barber Cleaning a Woman’s Ear
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.117Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.7 cm (18 13/16 x 11 11/16 in.); Painting only: 45.3 x 28.4 cm (17 13/16 x 11 3/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
Nitai and Gaur
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.154Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 50 x 29.6 cm (19 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Maid Bringing a Hookah to a Lady (recto); Krishna Weighted against...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.107Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.6 x 30.1 cm (19 1/8 x 11 7/8 in.); Painting only: 45.8 x 27.9 cm (18 1/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Hanuman with Rama and Lakshmana on his Shoulders
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.120Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 45.7 x 29.4 cm (18 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
English Babu (Native Indian Clerk) Holding a Hookah
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.145Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48 x 29.5 cm (18 7/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.7 x 28 cm (18 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Steals the Clothes of the Cowgirls (Gopis) (recto); Das Avataras...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.114Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.5 x 29.9 cm (19 1/8 x 11 3/4 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Diana or Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.147Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.4 x 27.6 cm (19 1/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Painting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Roman Ruins, Villa Pamfili
Hubert Robert (French, 1733-1808)
1951.485Pen and black ink and watercolor with black chalk underdrawing and heightened with white gouache on cream laid paperGift of Harry D. KendrickCCCC0
Shiva Bearing Aloft the Body of His Sati
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.131Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48 x 29.1 cm (18 7/8 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 27.8 cm (17 15/16 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Seven Heroes or Warriors Killing Abhimanya, Son of Arjuna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.144Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 49.9 x 30 cm (19 5/8 x 11 13/16 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 27.7 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Rama and Sita (recto); Garuda Carrying Balarama and Krishna (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.134Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.9 x 29.3 cm (18 7/8 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Ganesha-Janani (Mother of Ganesh)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.169Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 44.2 x 27.9 cm (17 3/8 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Vaishnava Devotee with Two Women
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.101Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Gajalakshmi: Lakshmi with Elephants
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.149Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 60.7 x 42.4 cm (23 7/8 x 16 11/16 in.); Painting only: 43 x 27.7 cm (16 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Sheetaladevi: The Smallpox Goddess (recto); Durga (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.157Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 46.9 x 29.8 cm (18 7/16 x 11 3/4 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.130Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 44.5 x 28.3 cm (17 1/2 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Annapurna and Shiva
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.162Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 50.3 x 30.7 cm (19 13/16 x 12 1/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 27.6 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Rama and Hanuman, Holding an Uprooted Tree, Rescues Sita (recto);...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.150Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 48.6 x 29.8 cm (19 1/8 x 11 3/4 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Château Interior
V. Germain (French)
2018.1063Pen and ink, watercolor, gouache with graphite underdrawing on heavy cream wove paperSheet: 41.9 x 67.1 cm (16 1/2 x 26 7/16 in.)Bequest of Muriel ButkinCCCC0
Vishnu and Lakshmi
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.132Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.1 cm (18 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 27.7 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
The Mutiny of the Heroine Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.146Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.5 x 29.6 cm (19 1/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 28 cm (17 15/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Kartikeya
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.151Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.1 cm (18 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 45.8 x 28.2 cm (18 1/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Radha and Krishna (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.156.bWatercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.7 x 29.7 cm (18 3/4 x 11 11/16 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 27.7 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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
Still Life Watercolor
André Dunoyer de Segonzac (French, 1884-1974)
2009.312Pencil, pen, black ink, and watercolor on white woven paperSheet: 33.4 x 47 cm (13 1/8 x 18 1/2 in.)Bequest of Muriel ButkinCCCC0
Three Horses in Snow
William Sommer (American, 1867-1949)
2012.70Watercolor with pen and black ink and graphite on wove paperSheet: 39 x 49.6 cm (15 3/8 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Nancy Beresford in memory of Charles and Elizabeth Harris©
Study Sheet
Alfred Dehodencq (French, 1822-1882)
2018.1060Pen and dark brown ink, watercolor with graphite on lightweight wove paperSheet: 18.5 x 22 cm (7 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Bequest of Muriel ButkinCCCC0
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
Seated Man and Woman
Célestin François Nanteuil (French, 1813-1873)
2018.1064Pen and brown ink, watercolor and scoring (recto), pen and brown ink (verso) on medium weight wove paperSheet: 25.8 x 19.8 cm (10 3/16 x 7 13/16 in.)Bequest of Muriel ButkinCCCC0
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
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
Jailer Receiving the Mahant of Tarakeshwar in Prison
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.105Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperPainting only: 45 x 28 cm (17 11/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
An African Lyre Player (recto)
India, Deccan, 17th century
2013.289.aInk, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, rectoPage: 40.5 x 28.9 cm (15 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
Village on a River
Jan Jansz den Uyl (Dutch, 1595/96-1639/40)
2019.14Black chalk, with transparent and opaque watercolor in blue, green-blue, gray, and ochre, framing line in brown ink on antique laid paper; framing line in brown inkSheet: 10.3 x 16.4 cm (4 1/16 x 6 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Zulaykha in her palace and as an old woman with Joseph, from a Panj Ganj...
Mushfiq (Indian) and others
2013.315.1.aInk, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, double-sided with text on versoText area: 17.8 x 9.5 cm (7 x 3 3/4 in.); Page: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 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
Page from a Panj Ganj of Abd al-Rahman Jami (Persian, 1414–1492), with...
Mushfiq (Indian) and others
2013.315.1.bInk, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, double-sided with text on versoText area: 17.8 x 9.5 cm (7 x 3 3/4 in.); Page: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 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
Folio B: Folio from the "Five Treasures" (Panj Ganj) of Jami (recto)
Mushfiq (Indian) and others
2013.315.2.aInk, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, 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
Page from a Panj Ganj (Five Treasures) of Abd al-Rahman Jami (Persian,...
Mushfiq (Indian) and others
2013.315.2.bInk, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, 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
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
Decoration Executed for the Birthday of His Majesty the King of Westphalia
Pierre-Luc-Charles Cicéri (French, 1782-1868)
2008.341Pen and black ink and watercolor with graphite; heightened with white gouache on off-white wove paperSheet: 32 x 42.3 cm (12 5/8 x 16 5/8 in.); Secondary Support: 44 x 53.2 cm (17 5/16 x 20 15/16 in.)Bequest of Muriel ButkinCCCC0
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François-Hippolyte Lalaisse (French, 1812-1884)
2019.255Drawings in pen and black ink, wash, watercolor, graphite, and red and black chalk on wove paper in bound sketchbookOverall: 32 x 25 cm (12 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)Bequest of Muriel ButkinCCCC0
Two Aspects of Kali
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1980.216Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperOverall: 49.5 x 29 cm (19 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward in memory of Dr. William G. ArcherCCCC0
Hanuman
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1980.217Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperOverall: 46 x 27.5 cm (18 1/8 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward in memory of Dr. Virod P. DwivediCCCC0
Parvati Placing a Wedding Garland on Shiva (recto)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.108.aWatercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.2 x 29.6 cm (19 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 28 cm (17 15/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Yasoda Churning Butter (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.108.bWatercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.2 x 29.6 cm (19 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 28.6 cm (17 15/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Man Seated in a European Chair Smoking a Margila Pipe
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
1984.221Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperOverall: 45.5 x 27.4 cm (17 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. WardCCCC0
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
Hari-Hara (recto); Vasudeva (Krishna's Father) Fleeing with Krishna...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.100Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 49.9 x 29.8 cm (19 5/8 x 11 3/4 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 28.2 cm (17 15/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Winged Apsara with a Horn (recto); Jagannatha Trio (verso)
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.135Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 47.9 x 29.3 cm (18 7/8 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Ravana
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.148Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperPainting only: 45.1 x 27.7 cm (17 3/4 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Worship of the Infant Krishna
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.128Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 36 x 29.1 cm (14 3/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 29 x 25 cm (11 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
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Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)
2008.455Watercolor (mixed with white gouache in places) and brown ink over graphite heightened with white gouache on cream wove paper discolored to beigeSheet: 29.4 x 21 cm (11 9/16 x 8 1/4 in.)Bequest of Muriel ButkinCCCC0
Kalighat Painting
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.124Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperSecondary Support: 28.1 x 36 cm (11 1/16 x 14 3/16 in.); Painting only: 25.3 x 30.3 cm (9 15/16 x 11 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Raja Riding a Horse
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.161Watercolor, graphite, and ink on paperPainting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0