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Indian Miniature Paintings

"Indian Miniature Paintings"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 13  November 15, 2016 (Tue) - December 18, 2016 (Sun)

  
Nayaka Aiming with Bow and Arrow with Nayika on his Lap (detail), Early 18th century

Indian miniature paintings established a uniquely meticulous, colorful, and passionate style, with various painting schools. An appeal of the paintings to viewers is the abundance of elements vividly contained inside each picture, such as myths, music, and nature.

Current exhibit includes:
Nayika Paints a Picture of her Lover (Dhanashri Ragini), Late 17th-early 18th century
Nayaka Aiming with Bow and Arrow with Nayika on his Lap,
Early 18th century