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Indian Miniature Paintings

"Indian Miniature Paintings"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 13  March 22, 2017 (Wed) - April 16, 2017 (Sun)

  
Conversation with Kunti(Bhagavata Purana) (detail), Ca. mid-16th 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:
Conversation with Kunti(Bhagavata Purana), Ca. mid-16th century
Alauddin Khilji, Conquering Ranthambore Fort, Late 18th century