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Miniature Painting from South and Southeast Asia

Painting, Miniature, South and Southeast Asia

Works of Art (16)

Alexander Visits the Sage Plato in His Mountain Cave: Folio from the Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi, Mughal period (1526–1858), 1597–98, Attributed to Basawan, India, Main support: ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; margins: gold on dyed paper (13.228.30)
Buffaloes in Combat, late 16th century; Mughal, Attributed to Miskin, India, Ink and colors on paper (1983.258)
Cover for a Buddhist manuscript, 12th century, Nepal, Ink and color on wood (1984.479.1b)
Devananda's Fourteen Auspicious Dreams Foretelling the Birth of Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript, ca. 1465, India (Gujarat, Jaunpur), Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (1992.359)
Four Portraits: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1610–15, By Balchand, Daulat, Murad, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.29)
Gopis Beseech Krishna to Return Their Clothing: Page from the Dispersed "Isarda" Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu), ca. 1560–65, India, probably Delhi-Agra area, Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (1972.260)
The House of Bijapur: Album leaf, ca. 1680, Kamal Muhammad; Chand Muhammad, Attributed to India, Deccan, Bijapur, Ink, opaque colors, gold, and silver on paper (1982.213)
Krishna Battles the Armies of the Demon Naraka: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu), ca. 1520–30, India, Delhi-Agra area, Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (1985.34)
Krishna Holds Up Mount Govardhan to Shelter the Villagers of Braj: Folio from the Harivamsa (Legend of Hari [Krishna]), Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1590–95, Present-day Pakistan, probably Lahore, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (28.63.1)
Leaf from the Razmnama, ca. 1616–17; Mughal, period of Jahangir, India, Ink, colors, and gold on paper (55.121.30)
Leaf of calligraphy: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal; calligraphy, ca. 1535–45; margin, 17th century, Mir 'Ali of Herat (calligraphy), Iran (calligraphy), India (illumination), Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.4)
Rama, Sita, and Lakshmana at the Hermitage of Bharadvaja: Page from a dispersed Ramayana (Story of King Rama), ca. 1780, India (Punjab Hills, Kangra), Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (1976.15)
Scene from the Ramayana, ca. 1775–80, Nainsukh (Indian) or his successors, India (Pahari Hills, Guler or Kangra), Red ocher and wash on paper (2008.359.23)
Spy Zambur Brings Mahiya to Tawariq, Where They Meet Ustad Khatun: Page from the Hamzanama (Adventures of Hamza), ca. 1570; Mughal, India, Ink, colors, and gold on cotton (23.264.1)
Unwan: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Shah Jahan (1628–58), ca. 1630–40, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.38)

Unwan: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Shah Jahan (1628–58), ca. 1630–40, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.39)