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Indian Miniature Paintings

"Indian Miniature Paintings"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 13  April 18, 2017 (Tue) - May 14, 2017 (Sun)

  
Krishna Stealing Butter (Bhagavata Purana) (detail), Ca. mid-19th 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:
Krishna and Gopis at Holi Celebration, Late 18th century
Krishna Stealing Butter (Bhagavata Purana),
Ca. mid-19th century