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Wonder of the Age: Master Painters of India, 1100–1900
September 28, 2011–January 8, 2012
Exhibition objects (1-60 of 172 Results)
Eight Great Events in the Life of the Buddha: Folios and Covers from a Pancaraksha Manuscript
Date: dated 1156–1157
Medium: Ink on palm leaf; painted wooden covers
Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara Expounding the Dharma to a Devotee: Folio from a Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita Manuscript
Mahavihara Master
Date: early 12th century
Medium: Opaque watercolor on palm leaf
Accession Number: 2001.445f
Green Tara Dispensing Boons to Ecstatic Devotees: Folio from a Manuscript of the Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita (Perfection of Wisdom)
Date: early 12th century
Medium: Opaque watercolor on palm leaf
Accession Number: 2001.445i
Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara Dispensing Boons: Folio from an Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita Manuscript
Mahavihara Master
Date: early 12th century
Medium: Opaque watercolor on palm leaf
Accession Number: 2001.445l
Kurukulla Dancing in Her Mountain Grotto: Folio from a Manuscript of the Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita (Perfection of Wisdom)
Date: early 12th century
Medium: Opaque watercolor on palm leaf
Accession Number: 2001.445c
Siyavash faces Afrasiyab across the Jihun River: page from a Shahnama manuscript
Master of the Jainesque Shahnama
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Gushtasp Slays the Dragon: Page from a Shahnama Manuscript
Master of the Jainesque Shahnama
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Siyavash Is Pulled from His Bed and Killed: Page from a Shahnama Manuscript
Master of the Jainesque Shahnama
Date: 1425–50
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Rustam Grieving for His Son: Page from a Shahnama Manuscript
Master of the Jainesque Shahnama
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Three Monks Fording a River: Folio from a Kalpasutra-Kalakacharyakatha Manuscript
Master of the Devasano Pado Kalpasutra
(active late 15th century)
Date: ca. 1475
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
The Embryo is Brought by Harinaigameshi before Indra: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript
Master of the Devasano Pado Kalpasutra
(active late 15th century)
Date: ca. 1475
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
A Monk is Greeted at the Gate of the Coronation Hall: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript
Master of the Devasano Pado Kalpasutra
(active late 15th century)
Date: ca. 1475
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
The Dancing Courtesan Kosha and the King's Charioteer: Folio from a Kaplasutra Manuscript
Master of the Devasano Pado Kalpasutra
(active late 15th century)
Date: ca. 1475
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Nanda Touches Krishna's Head after the Slaying of Putana: Page from a Bhagavata Purana Manuscript
Masters of the Palam Bhagavata Purana
Date: ca. 1540
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Krishna is Pampered by His Ladies: Folio from a Bhagavata Purana manuscript
Masters of the Dispersed Bhagavata Purana
Date: 1520–40
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Rukmini at the Parvati Temple: Folio from a Bhagavata Purana Manuscript
Masters of the Dispersed Bhagavata Purana
Date: 1520–40
Medium: Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Krishna and Balarama Taking the Cattle to Graze: Folio from a Bhagavata Purana Manuscript
Masters of the Dispersed Bhagavata Purana
Date: 1520–40
Medium: Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
The Gopis Plead with Krishna to Return Their Clothing: Folio from "Isarda" Bhagavata Purana
Master of the "Isarda" Bhagavata Purana
Date: ca. 1560–65
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Accession Number: 1972.260
Prince Akbar and Noblemen Hawking, Prince Akbar and Noblemen Hawking, Probably Accompanied by His Guardian Bairam Khan
Attributed to 'Abd al-Samad
(Iranian, Shiraz ca. 1505/15–ca. 1600 )
Date: ca. 1555–58
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Two Fighting Camels
'Abd al-Samad
(Iranian, Shiraz ca. 1505/15–ca. 1600 )
Date: ca. 1590
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Akbar and a Dervish
'Abd al-Samad
(Iranian, Shiraz ca. 1505/15–ca. 1600 )
Date: ca. 1580–90
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
The Origin of Music: Page from a Tutinama Manuscript
Attributed to Basawan
(Indian, active ca. 1556–1600)
Date: ca. 1565–70
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
The Sufi Abu'l Abbas Rebukes the Vain Dervish: Page from a Baharistan of Jami Manuscript
Basawan
(Indian, active ca. 1556–1600)
Date: dated 1595
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Woman Worshiping the Sun: Page from the Gulshan Album
Attributed to Basawan
(Indian, active ca. 1556–1600)
Date: ca. 1590–95
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Prince Offering Wine to His Beloved: Page from the Diwan of Mir Ali Shir Nawa'i
Manohar
(active ca. 1582–1624)
Date: ca. 1606
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Mother and Child with a White Cat: Folio from a Jahangir Album
Attributed to Manohar
(active ca. 1582–1624)
Date: ca. 1598
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II Riding His Prized Elephant, Atash Khan
Attributed to Farrukh Beg
Date: ca. 1600
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
A Sufi Sage, After the European Personification of Melancholia (Dolor)
Farrukh Beg
Date: dated 1615
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Self-Portrait of Farrukh Beg: Page from a Muraqqa of Shah Jahan
Farrukh Beg
Date: ca. 1615
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Akbar with Falcon Receiving Itimam Khan, while below a Poor Petitioner Is Driven Away by a Royal Guard: Page from a Jahangir Album
Keshav Das
(active ca. 1570–1604)
Date: dated 1589
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Self Portrait of Keshav Das
Attributed to Keshav Das
(active ca. 1570–1604)
Date: ca. 1570
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Saint Jerome
Keshav Das
(active ca. 1570–1604)
Date: ca. 1580–85
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Study of Saint John the Evangelist, After Albrecht Dürer
Abu'l Hasan
(Indian, born ca. 1588/89, active 1600–1628)
Date: dated 1600–1601
Medium: Brush drawn ink on paper
The Inscription of Jamshid: Page from a Bustan of Sa'di Manuscript
Attributed to 'Abid
(born 1590s)
Date: dated 1605-6
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Jahangir Receives Prince Khurram, Ajmer, April 1616: Folio from the Windsor Padshahnama
Attributed to 'Abid
(born 1590s)
Date: ca. 1635–36
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
The Death of Khan Jahan Lodi: Page from the Windsor Padshahnama
'Abid
(born 1590s)
Date: ca. 1633
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Sarlawh: Page from an Akbarnama Manuscript
Mansur
(active ca. 1589–1626)
Date: ca. 1595–96
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Peafowl
Attributed to Mansur
(active ca. 1589–1626)
Date: ca. 1610
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Chameleon
Mansur
(active ca. 1589–1626)
Date: ca. 1595–1600
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Jahangir Receives Prince Khurram at Ajmer on His Return from the Mewar Campaign: Page from the Windsor Padshahnama
Balchand
(Indian, 1595–ca. 1650)
Date: ca. 1635
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Calligraphy with Marginal Illustration: Page from the Berlin Jahangir Album
Marginal Illustrations by Balchand
(Indian, 1595–ca. 1650)
Date: ca. 1606
Medium: Ink, gold and opaque watercolor on paper
Prince Dara Shikoh Hunting Nilgais
Attributed to Payag
(Indian, active ca. 1591–1658)
Date: ca. 1635
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Nasiri Khan Directing the Siege of Qandahar, May 1631: Folio from the Windsor Padshahnama
Payag
(Indian, active ca. 1591–1658)
Date: ca. 1633
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Humayan Seated in a Landscape with a Plane Tree, Admiring a Turban Ornament: Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album
Payag
(Indian, active ca. 1591–1658)
Date: ca. 1650
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Malkausik Raga: Page from the Chunar Ragamala Manuscript
Shaykh Husayn
Date: dated February 24, 1591
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dipak Raga: Page from the Chunar Ragamala Manuscript
Shaykh Husayn
Date: dated February 24, 1591
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Vilaval Ragini: Folio from the Chunar Ragamala
Shaykh Husayn
Date: dated February 24, 1591
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Malkos Raga: Folio from the Chawand Ragamala Series
Nasiruddin
Date: dated 1605
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Malashri Ragini: Folio from the Chawand Ragamala Series
Nasiruddin
Date: dated 1605
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Varati Ragini: folio from the Chawand Ragamala series
Nasiruddin
Date: dated 1605
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Malavi Ragini: Folio from a Ragamala Series
Sahibdin
(active ca. 1628–55)
Date: dated 1628
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
The Young, Bashful Nayika: Folio from a Rasikapriya Series
Attributed to Sahibdin
(active ca. 1628–55)
Date: ca. 1630–35
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Uddhav Consoles the Dejected Gopis: Folio from a Bhramar Git Series
Attributed to Sahibdin
(active ca. 1628–55)
Date: ca. 1640
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Rao Jagat Singh of Kota at ease in a garden
Attributed to Hada Master
Date: ca. 1660
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
An Elephant Combat
Attributed to Hada Master
Date: ca. 1610–20
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Rao Bhoj Singh Stalking a Tiger at Night
Attributed to Hada Master
Date: ca. 1620
Medium: Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Two Elephants Fighting
Attributed to Hada Master
Date: ca. 1665
Medium: Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Krishna Celebrates the Festival of Holi at Ayutthaya: Folio from a Bhagavata Purana Series
Attributed to Early Master at the Mandi Court
Date: ca. 1635–50
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara Dispensing Boons: Folio from an Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita Manuscript
Mahavihara Master
Date: early 12th century
Accession Number: 2001.445l
Gushtasp Slays the Dragon: Page from a Shahnama Manuscript
Master of the Jainesque Shahnama
Date: ca. 1425–50
Rustam Grieving for His Son: Page from a Shahnama Manuscript
Master of the Jainesque Shahnama
Date: ca. 1425–50
Three Monks Fording a River: Folio from a Kalpasutra-Kalakacharyakatha Manuscript
Master of the Devasano Pado Kalpasutra
(active late 15th century)
Date: ca. 1475
The Embryo is Brought by Harinaigameshi before Indra: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript
Master of the Devasano Pado Kalpasutra
(active late 15th century)
Date: ca. 1475
A Monk is Greeted at the Gate of the Coronation Hall: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript
Master of the Devasano Pado Kalpasutra
(active late 15th century)
Date: ca. 1475
The Dancing Courtesan Kosha and the King's Charioteer: Folio from a Kaplasutra Manuscript
Master of the Devasano Pado Kalpasutra
(active late 15th century)
Date: ca. 1475
Krishna is Pampered by His Ladies: Folio from a Bhagavata Purana manuscript
Masters of the Dispersed Bhagavata Purana
Date: 1520–40
Rukmini at the Parvati Temple: Folio from a Bhagavata Purana Manuscript
Masters of the Dispersed Bhagavata Purana
Date: 1520–40
The Gopis Plead with Krishna to Return Their Clothing: Folio from "Isarda" Bhagavata Purana
Master of the "Isarda" Bhagavata Purana
Date: ca. 1560–65
Accession Number: 1972.260
Prince Akbar and Noblemen Hawking, Prince Akbar and Noblemen Hawking, Probably Accompanied by His Guardian Bairam Khan
Attributed to 'Abd al-Samad
(Iranian, Shiraz ca. 1505/15–ca. 1600 )
Date: ca. 1555–58
Two Fighting Camels
'Abd al-Samad
(Iranian, Shiraz ca. 1505/15–ca. 1600 )
Date: ca. 1590
Akbar and a Dervish
'Abd al-Samad
(Iranian, Shiraz ca. 1505/15–ca. 1600 )
Date: ca. 1580–90
The Origin of Music: Page from a Tutinama Manuscript
Attributed to Basawan
(Indian, active ca. 1556–1600)
Date: ca. 1565–70
Woman Worshiping the Sun: Page from the Gulshan Album
Attributed to Basawan
(Indian, active ca. 1556–1600)
Date: ca. 1590–95
Mother and Child with a White Cat: Folio from a Jahangir Album
Attributed to Manohar
(active ca. 1582–1624)
Date: ca. 1598
Self Portrait of Keshav Das
Attributed to Keshav Das
(active ca. 1570–1604)
Date: ca. 1570
Saint Jerome
Keshav Das
(active ca. 1570–1604)
Date: ca. 1580–85
Study of Saint John the Evangelist, After Albrecht Dürer
Abu'l Hasan
(Indian, born ca. 1588/89, active 1600–1628)
Date: dated 1600–1601
The Inscription of Jamshid: Page from a Bustan of Sa'di Manuscript
Attributed to 'Abid
(born 1590s)
Date: dated 1605-6
Sarlawh: Page from an Akbarnama Manuscript
Mansur
(active ca. 1589–1626)
Date: ca. 1595–96
Peafowl
Attributed to Mansur
(active ca. 1589–1626)
Date: ca. 1610
Chameleon
Mansur
(active ca. 1589–1626)
Date: ca. 1595–1600
Calligraphy with Marginal Illustration: Page from the Berlin Jahangir Album
Marginal Illustrations by Balchand
(Indian, 1595–ca. 1650)
Date: ca. 1606
Prince Dara Shikoh Hunting Nilgais
Attributed to Payag
(Indian, active ca. 1591–1658)
Date: ca. 1635
Malkausik Raga: Page from the Chunar Ragamala Manuscript
Shaykh Husayn
Date: dated February 24, 1591
Dipak Raga: Page from the Chunar Ragamala Manuscript
Shaykh Husayn
Date: dated February 24, 1591
Vilaval Ragini: Folio from the Chunar Ragamala
Shaykh Husayn
Date: dated February 24, 1591
Malavi Ragini: Folio from a Ragamala Series
Sahibdin
(active ca. 1628–55)
Date: dated 1628
The Young, Bashful Nayika: Folio from a Rasikapriya Series
Attributed to Sahibdin
(active ca. 1628–55)
Date: ca. 1630–35
Uddhav Consoles the Dejected Gopis: Folio from a Bhramar Git Series
Attributed to Sahibdin
(active ca. 1628–55)
Date: ca. 1640
Rao Jagat Singh of Kota at ease in a garden
Attributed to Hada Master
Date: ca. 1660
An Elephant Combat
Attributed to Hada Master
Date: ca. 1610–20
Rao Bhoj Singh Stalking a Tiger at Night
Attributed to Hada Master
Date: ca. 1620
Two Elephants Fighting
Attributed to Hada Master
Date: ca. 1665
Krishna Celebrates the Festival of Holi at Ayutthaya: Folio from a Bhagavata Purana Series
Attributed to Early Master at the Mandi Court
Date: ca. 1635–50
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