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Indian Miniature Paintings

"Indian Miniature Paintings"

Toyokan Room 13  December 11, 2018 (Tue) - January 14, 2019 (Mon)

  
Woman Making a Cushion with Lotus Petals (Malashri Ragini) (detail), By Bundi school, India, 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:
The Slaughtering of the Elephant Kuvalayapida (Kanhara Ragini), By Malwa school, India, Late 17th-early 18th century
Woman Making a Cushion with Lotus Petals (Malashri Ragini), By Bundi school, India, First half of 18th century