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Indian Miniature Paintings

"Indian Miniature Paintings"

Toyokan Room 13  October 16, 2018 (Tue) - November 11, 2018 (Sun)

  
Conversation with Kunti (Bhagavata Purana) (detail), By Early Rajput school, India, 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 each picture, such as myths, music, and nature.

Current exhibit includes:
Queen Trishala Gives Birth to Mahavira (Kalpa Sutra), Western India, Late 15th-early 16th century
Conversation with Kunti (Bhagavata Purana), By Early Rajput school, India, Ca. mid-16th century