The Muslim cosmogony according to the commentaries of Massabi and Meschat. The world supported by an angel standing on a mountain of rubies, which is supported by a many horned white bull standing on a fish in water above sand and air.
One of six drawings of figures from the Mughal emperor's ceremonial procession on the occasion of Id. A covered sedan chair being carried by eight or nine men, wearing white with various coloured sashes and turbans. Three accompanying figures, one with a parasol.
A maulvi holding a rosary and standing on a terrace - 1815
Watercolour of a maulvi from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Gheen to Delhi Vol. VI' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1814-15. Marquess of Hastings, the Governor-General of Bengal and the Comma...
This energetic and frenzied singing of hymns to Krishna and Radha is still today associated with Chaitanya and the movement that followed him; it became, in effect, devotional street-theatre. Chaitanya (c. 1486-1533) was a remarkable saint and ecstatic who was born in Navadvip, north of present-d...
Album of popular prints mounted on cloth pages. Colour lithograph, lettered, inscribed and numbered 23. In this illustration of a narrative from the Mahabharata, Abhimanyu bids farewell to his wife Uttara. He is leaving for the Kurukshetra war.
Printed by: Chore Bagan Art Studio
Date: 1895 (...
Album of popular prints mounted on cloth pages. Colour lithograph, lettered, inscribed and numbered 18. Draupadi, the wife of all five Pandava brothers in the Mahabharata, is presented to a parcheesi game where Yudhishthira, the king of Hastinapura, had gambled away all his material wealth. He of...
A man carrying a ceremonial object stands next to a tableau of rocks, a camel, decorated headgear and other animals set on an ornate base.
Gouache painting by an Indian artist.
Published: [India], [18--?]
A small Hindu temple beneath a banyan tree, Bodhgaya - 1810
Goauche painting of a small Hindu temple beneath a banyan tree in Bodhgaya, by an anonymous artist working in the Patna style, part of the Hyde Collection, c. 1810. Inscribed on the front in ink: 'A Hindu Temple and famous Banyan Tree...
Sacred banyan tree and temple at Joucalla between Kaliyanpur and Berhampore - 1795
Watercolour of a sacred banyan tree and temple at Joucalla, by an anonymous artist, part of the Hyde Collection, c. 1790-1800. Inscribed on the back in ink and pencil: 'Fukeers' Taqoorbarriee and Sacred Banian Tre...