Rare Paintings
 13 Feb 2016 Rare Paintings
The Goddess Sarasvati
Eastern Tibet, Kham region, 18th century
Painting
Mineral pigments and gold on cotton cloth

Source: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Read More
 11 Feb 2016 Rare Paintings
Illustration from:
Voyages Dans l'Inde
By Prince Alexis Soltykoff (1806-1859)
Published by Garnier Freres, Paris - 1858
In French Read More
 11 Feb 2016 Rare Paintings
Illustration from:
Voyages Dans l'Inde
By Prince Alexis Soltykoff (1806-1859)
Published by Garnier Freres, Paris - 1858
In French Read More
 11 Feb 2016 Rare Paintings
Illustration from:
Voyages Dans l'Inde
By Prince Alexis Soltykoff (1806-1859)
Published by Garnier Freres, Paris - 1858
In French Read More
 11 Feb 2016 Rare Paintings
Illustration from:
Voyages Dans l'Inde
By Prince Alexis Soltykoff (1806-1859)
Published by Garnier Freres, Paris - 1858
In French Read More
 11 Feb 2016 Rare Paintings
Illustration from:
Voyages Dans l'Inde
By Prince Alexis Soltykoff (1806-1859)
Published by Garnier Freres, Paris - 1858
In French Read More
 11 Feb 2016 Rare Paintings
Illustration from:
Voyages Dans l'Inde
By Prince Alexis Soltykoff (1806-1859)
Published by Garnier Freres, Paris - 1858
In French Read More
 30 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Bride’s Toilet - 1937
By Amrita Sher-Gil
Oil on Canvas

Source: National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi Read More
 12 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Musafir
By Deviprasad Roychowdhury

Deviprasad Roychowdhury, (1899-1975 AD) artist. Born in Rangpur on 14 October 1899, he had his early education at home. He started learning painting at the feet of Italian painter Boiess. Later he abandoned European technique and style and became a disciple of... Read More
 12 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Palace Doll
By Deviprasad Roychowdhury

Deviprasad Roychowdhury, (1899-1975 AD) artist. Born in Rangpur on 14 October 1899, he had his early education at home. He started learning painting at the feet of Italian painter Boiess. Later he abandoned European technique and style and became a disciple... Read More
 12 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
The Death Messenger
By Deviprasad Roychowdhury

Deviprasad Roychowdhury, (1899-1975 AD) artist. Born in Rangpur on 14 October 1899, he had his early education at home. He started learning painting at the feet of Italian painter Boiess. Later he abandoned European technique and style and became a... Read More
 12 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Arjuna as a Victor
Abdur Rahman Chughtai
Watercolor on paper

Abdur Rahman Chughtai is remembered today as possibly the most distinguished Pakistani artist of the 20th century. His work draws from a shared South Asian cultural heritage, and he was one of the few Pakistani artists to be recognize... Read More
 12 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Abdur Rahman Chughtai (Pakistan, 1897-1975)
Untitled (Hasrat stare), circa 1960
Watercolor on paper; signed in Urdu lower right.

Chughtai believed that it was the duty of the artist to rise above prejudice in the creation of an art that celebrates inclusive and universal tradition. According to ... Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Nan va Halva (Breads and Sweets)
Muhammad Baha' al-Din al-'Amili (1547–1620)
Illustrated manuscript
ca. 1690
India, Deccan, Aurangabad
Islamic
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Binding: leather

The text of this book is a series of moralizing poems on the merits of the ascetic life, three... Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Illustration from:
Deccan Nursery Tales or Fairy Tales from the South
By Charles Augustus Kincaid
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by Macmillan and Company, London - 1914 Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Illustration from:
Deccan Nursery Tales or Fairy Tales from the South
By Charles Augustus Kincaid
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by Macmillan and Company, London - 1914 Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Illustration from:
Deccan Nursery Tales or Fairy Tales from the South
By Charles Augustus Kincaid
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by Macmillan and Company, London - 1914 Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Illustration from:
Deccan Nursery Tales or Fairy Tales from the South
By Charles Augustus Kincaid
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by Macmillan and Company, London - 1914 Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Illustration from:
Deccan Nursery Tales or Fairy Tales from the South
By Charles Augustus Kincaid
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by Macmillan and Company, London - 1914 Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Emily Eden
From the book - Portraits of the Princes & People of India, tinted lithographed title with hand-coloured vignette and 20 hand-coloured plates.
By L. Dickinson after E. Eden
Printed by C. Hullmandel, London - 1844

Source: Bonhams Read More