Rare Paintings
 16 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
Heramba Ganapati
Opaque watercolor and gold

Source: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Read More
 16 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
Ganesha-Janani (Mother of Ganesh), 1800s
India, Calcutta
Kalighat painting, 19th century
Ink, color and silver paint on paper

Source: The Cleveland Museum of Art Read More
 15 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
A view at Lucknow - 1869

This aquatint was made by Daniell Havell after plate 6 of Henry Salt's 'Twenty Four Views in St. Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt'. Lucknow, now the capital of Uttar Pradesh, was formerly the capital of the province of Oudh (Avadh). Situa... Read More
 15 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
View of the Palace of Nawab Shuja-ud-daula, Lucknow, from the River Gumti - 1789

Pencil and water-colour drawing of the view of the Palace of the Nawab Shuja-ud-daula at Lucknow, from the River Gumti, dated 14-16 August 1789. Inscribed on the front of the mount in pencil (not original inscriptio... Read More
 14 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
Dancers
By Tilly Kettle
Late 18th century
Oil on Canvas

Source: National Gallery Of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi Read More
 13 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
An Indian Dancing Girl with a Hookah - 1772
By Tilly Kettle, 1735–1786, British, active in India (from 1769 to 1776)

Aternate title:
Dancing - girl Faizabad

Source: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Read More
 13 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
Shiva in his ferocious aspect as Mahakala dancing
c. 1700-1710
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school

Source: The Cleveland Museum of Art Read More
 1 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
Rama on Horseback
India, Rajasthan, Raghugarh, 1750-1775
Watercolor
Opaque watercolor on paper

Source: Los Angeles County Museum of Art Read More
 28 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
Vishnu and Lakshmi Seated on a Lotus Blossom
Early 1900s
India, Pahari Hills, Kangra school
Ink and color on paper

Source: The Cleveland Museum of Art Read More
 26 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
Udaipur, 1916
By Charles William Bartlett (British, 1860-1940)
Color woodcut

Source: Cleveland Museum of Art Read More
 22 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
Fort of Aguada and Goa from the anchorage - 1831

Water-colour painting of Fort Aguada by William Miller (1795-1836) c.1831.

Aguada Fort was built on the Mandovi estuary in Goa by the Portuguese between 1609 and 1612 to protect Old Goa from attacks by the Dutch Navy. It was the strongest of the ... Read More
 13 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
Vale of Kashmir, 1867
By Robert S. Duncanson (American, 1821-1872)
Oil on canvas

Cincinnati-based Duncanson was the first African American artist to achieve recognition both nationally and abroad. This panoramic painting, one of his grandest, was inspired by an episode in Thomas Moore’s then-pop... Read More
 13 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
Dal Lake, Kashmir, 1916
By Charles William Bartlett (British, 1860-1940)
Color woodcut

Source: The Cleveland Museum of Art Read More
 12 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
Maharaja Gulab Singh - 19th century

Watercolour painting with a pen and ink border of Maharaja Gulab Singh of Kashmir. He is shown seated on a cushion with a large bolster behind him. He faces to his right, and holds a string of rosary beads in both hands.

Company School
Sikh Style
India

© Tru... Read More
 12 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
Entry into Lahore from the Parade Ground, Panjab - 1847

Plate 9 from "Recollections of India. Part 1. British India and the Punjab" by James Duffield Harding (1797-1863) after Charles Stewart Hardinge (1822-1894), the eldest son of the first Viscount Hardinge, the Governor General. This depicts ... Read More
 12 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
Hill Fort of Gulab Singh - 1847

Plate 6 from "Recollections of India. Part 2. Kashmir and the Alpine Punjab" by James Duffield Harding (1797-1863) after Charles Stewart Hardinge (1822-1894), the eldest son of the first Viscount Hardinge, the Governor General. This depicts the hill fort of Gulab ... Read More
 11 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
The signing of the Treaty of Bhairowal, Punjab on 26 December 1846.

Unusually, this painting illustrates an historical event - the signing of the treaty between the Sikh rulers of the Punjab and the British following the first Anglo-Sikh war (1845-46).

Painted on paper.
Pahari School
Kangra ... Read More
 11 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
View up Old Court House Street towards St Andrew’s Church, Calcutta - 1820
by James Baillie Fraser

Oil on canvas
Collection: British Library Read More
 1 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
Shiva's Family on the March
India, Himachal Pradesh, Chamba, circa 1800
Watercolor
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Source: LACMA Read More
 31 Jul 2015 Rare Paintings
Worship of Shiva, early 1700s
India, Rajasthan
Bikaner school, 18th century
Ink and color on paper

Source: The Cleveland Museum of Art Read More