A sandstone figural relief of Surya
Central India, 10th/11th Century
The solar deity standing in a frontal hieratic pose with both hands raised and holding a stylized blossoms, a small figure of his consort standing between his boots and accompanied by his two sons Shani and Yama standing on the...
Gouache and ink painting from an album of 26 depicting scenes of Hindu mythology in a variety of painting styles. Viṣṇu is riding his vehicle Garuda. In each of Viṣṇu's four hands he carries an attribute associated with the god: a conch, a chakra (wheel), a lotus flower and a mace.
Comprising a necklace, bracelet and brooch; the frontispiece of the necklace comprising a series of green glass set pearshaped and oval plaques, suspending three pearshaped drops, all depicting scenes of wildlife amongst foliage, including peacock...
Maharaja Man Singh of Jodhpur (1804-1843) seated in discussion with a Marwari prince on a palace terrace, both figures dressed in fiery orange jamas and turbans, officers standing to the right, an attendant holding a gauri in the background.
Jodhpur, circa 1840
Gouache and gold on paper, red bor...
Kunvar Sri Kisan in darbar with ministers and secretaries
Jodhpur, Marwar, circa 1740
Opaque watercolor and gold on card; verso with identification inscription in black nagari script: 'Sri Kisan'; The kunvar (prince) kneels on a small yellow rug, supported by a large bolster, wearing a tall, ora...
Battle between the armies of Rama and the King of Lanka, Udaipur, 1649-53.
The Ramayana manuscript of the text was copied in seven large volumes in 'nagari' script by Mahatma Hirananda between 1649 and 1653, and illuminated by Sahib Din, Manohar, and other artists in the court st...
Rawat Gokal Das celebrating holi in the zenana
Signed Bagta, Devgarh, dated 1808
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; the imposing ruler dressed in a white jama and adorned in a slightly reserved selection of jewels, commences the celebrations by squirting colored water from his syringe. The cou...