TOP
 >> Exhibitions
 >> Indian Miniature Paintings Item List

Indian Miniature Paintings

"Indian Miniature Paintings"

Toyokan Room 13  September 19, 2018 (Wed) - October 14, 2018 (Sun)

  
Fish Incarnation of Vishnu (Matsya Avatar) (detail), By Bikaner school, First half of 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 each picture, such as myths, music, and nature.

Current exhibit includes:
Fish Incarnation of Vishnu (Matsya Avatar), By Bikaner school, First half of 18th century
Tortoise Incarnation of Vishnu (Kurma Avatar),
By Bundi school, End of 17th–early 18th century