Melancholy Nayika (Nayika Bheda), By the Provincial Kangra school, First half of the 19th century
Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 13
November 22, 2022 (Tue) - December 18, 2022 (Sun)
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.
|"Nayaka" Aiming a Bow and Arrow with a "Nayika" on His Lap||By the Bikaner school, India||Start of the 18th century||TA-647-85|
|Highlight||Melancholy "Nayika" ("Nayika Bheda")||By the Provincial Kangra school, India||First half of the 19th century||TA-647-186|