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Indian Miniature Paintings

"Indian Miniature Paintings"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 13  July 21, 2020 (Tue) - August 16, 2020 (Sun)

  
Krishna and Radha on a Swing (Hindol Raga) , End of 18th-early 19th century

The art of “miniature painting” is one of India’s best-known genres. These paintings use elaborate brushwork and vibrant colors to depict a variety of themes, including: Indian myths, Hindu gods, portraits of kings, scenes from history, and love stories. Miniature paintings can also be enjoyed for their distinct regional styles that reflect India’s rich history of cultural diversity.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 1 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Krishna and Radha on a Swing (Hindol Raga) Northern Deccan, India End of 18th-early 19th century TA-647-39