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Painting in Watercolor from South and Southeast Asia

Painting, Watercolor, South and Southeast Asia

Works of Art (37)

Bengal River Fish, ca. 1804, India; Calcutta School, Pencil, gouache, watercolor, and gilding on paper (2004.176)
Black Stork in a Landscape, ca. 1780, India (Lucknow), Watercolor on European paper (2000.266)
Chand Bibi Hawking with Attendants in a Landscape, ca. 1700; Mughal, India, Opaque watercolors, gold, and silver on card-weight paper (1999.403)
The City and Hill Fortress of Ranthambhor, early 19th century, India (Rajasthan, Jaipur), Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (1996.100.6)
A Common Indian Nightjar (Caprimulgus asiaticus), 18th century, India; Lucknow School, Watercolor on paper (2004.175)
Death of the Demoness Putana: Page from a dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Krishna), ca. 1610, India (Rajasthan, Bikaner), Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (2002.176)
Eight Men in Indian and Burmese Costume, 19th century, India (Delhi), Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper (09.227.1)
Emaciated Horse and Rider, 'Adil Shahi period (1490–1686), ca. 1625, India, Deccan, Bijapur, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, marbleized paper (44.154)
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)
The Goddess Bhairavi Devi with Shiva, ca. 1630–50, Attributed to Payag (Indian), Opaque watercolor and gold on paper (2011.409)
Great Indian Fruit Bat, ca. 1777–82, Circle of Bhawani Das, India (Calcutta), Pencil, ink, and watercolors on paper (2008.312)
Head of Krishna, ca. 1800, Attributed to Sahib Ram, India (Rajasthan, Jaipur), Ink and watercolors on paper (1918.85.2)
Interior of a Mughal Tomb, or Hammam, Furnished in the English Taste, ca. 1830–40, India (Delhi), Opaque watercolor on paper (1994.71)
Kāma Aims His Bow at Radha: Page from a Dispersed Gita Govinda (Loves of Krishna), ca. 1695, India (Rajasthan, Mewar), Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (1975.409.3)
King Siddharta Listens to an Astrologer Forecast the Conception and Birth of His Son, the Jina Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript, late 14th century, India (Gujarat), Opaque watercolor on paper (1997.133)

A Lady Playing the Tanpura, ca. 1735, India (Rajasthan, Kishangarh), Ink, opaque and transparent watercolor, and gold on paper (1996.100.1)

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)
Lustration of the Infant Jina Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript, late 14th century, India (Gujarat), Opaque watercolor on paper (2005.35)
Maharaja Bijay Singh in His Harem, ca. 1770, India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (2002.38)
Maharaja Sardar Singh of Bikaner, ca. 1860–70, Chotu, India (Rajasthan, Bikaner), Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (1996.100.7)
Maharana Sarup Singh Views a Prize Stallion, 1845, Tara (Indian, active 1836–68), India (Rajasthan, Mewar), Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (2001.344)
Nilgai (blue bull): Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1620, By Mansur, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.13)
One of a Pair of Jain Manuscripts, early 12th century, India (Gujarat), Opaque watercolor on wood (1984.496.33b)
Preparations for a Hunt, ca. 1680; Mughal, India, Opaque watercolor on paper (2005.235a)
Prince and Ladies in a Garden, mid-18th century; Mughal, Attributed to Nidha Mal, Lucknow, India, Watercolor and gold on paper (2001.302)
A Prince Hunting Boars with His Retinue, late 18th–early 19th century, India (Rajasthan, Jhilai), Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (1996.100.4)
Prince Khurram (Shah Jahan) with His Son Dara Shikoh: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1620, By Nanha, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.36)
Rama Receives Surgriva and Jambavat, the Monkey and Bear Kings: Leaf from a manuscript of the Ramayana, ca. 1605; Mughal, India, Opaque watercolor and gold on paper (2002.503)
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)
Red-Headed Vulture and Long-Billed Vulture: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1615–20, By Mansur, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.12)
Shah Jahan on a Terrace Holding a Pendant Set with His Portrait, dated 1627/8; Mughal, Inscribed by Chitarman, dated 1627/8, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.24)
Shiva and Parvati Playing Chaupar: Folio from a Rasamanjari Series, dated 1694–95, Devidasa of Nurpur, India (Basohli, Jammu), Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper (57.185.2)
Svetambara Enthroned Jina, with Attendant Yaksha and Yakshi, ca. second half of the 11th century, India (Gujarat), Copper alloy inlaid with silver and copper (1992.124.1)
A Syce Holding Two Carriage Horses, mid-19th century, India (Calcutta), Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (1994.280)
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)
View of a Mosque and Gateway in Motijhil Bengal, British period (1858–1947), ca. 1814–23, Attributed to Sita Ram (Indian, active 1814–23), India, Bengal, Opaque watercolor on paper (2002.461)
Women Bathing by Moonlight: Folio from the Davis Album, 18th century, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (30.95.174.23)