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Indian Miniature Paintings

"Indian Miniature Paintings"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 13  September 10, 2019 (Tue) - October 20, 2019 (Sun)

  
Nayaka Aiming a Bow and Arrow with Nayika on His Lap (detail), By the Bikaner school, Beginning 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:
Nayaka with Semi-nude Nayika, By Fakir Ullah, the Lucknow school, 18th century
Nayaka Aiming a Bow and Arrow with Nayika on His Lap,
By the Bikaner school, Beginning of 18th century