A Lady Playing the Tanpura Date: ca. 1735 Culture: India (Rajasthan, Kishangarh) Medium: Ink, opaque and transparent watercolor, and gold on paper Dimensions: 18 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (47 x 33.7 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1996 Accession Number: 1996.100.1

A Lady Playing the Tanpura Date: ca. 1735 Culture: India (Rajasthan, Kishangarh) Medium: Ink, opaque and transparent watercolor, and gold on paper Dimensions: 18 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (47 x 33.7 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1996 Accession Number: 1996.100.1

Rajputana- Art Treasure of India: -Rajasthan is the land of wonderful legends of romance and bravery. https://www.facebook.com/nikhaarfashions

Rajputana- Art Treasure of India: -Rajasthan is the land of wonderful legends of romance and bravery. https://www.facebook.com/nikhaarfashions

Indian miniature painting - women in garden by AshKothari, via Flickr

Indian miniature painting - women in garden by AshKothari, via Flickr

INDIA - Indian Miniature Painting - often such fine detail that is painted with the eyelash of a camel.

INDIA - Indian Miniature Painting - often such fine detail that is painted with the eyelash of a camel.

Mughal nephrite bottle with gold and precious stones, H. 4 3/16 in. (10.7 cm); W. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) (18th–19th century, New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art).

Mughal nephrite bottle with gold and precious stones, H. 4 3/16 in. (10.7 cm); W. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) (18th–19th century, New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art).

Indian miniature, Akbar period, 1600-1605The very idea of a bird is a symbol and a suggestion to the poet. A bird seems to be at the top of the scale, so vehement and intense his life… . The beautiful vagabonds, endowed with every grace, masters of all climes, and knowing no bounds — how many human aspirations are realised in their free, holiday-lives — and how many suggestions to the poet in their flight and song!  — John Burroughs (1837-1921)

Indian miniature, Akbar period, 1600-1605The very idea of a bird is a symbol and a suggestion to the poet. A bird seems to be at the top of the scale, so vehement and intense his life… . The beautiful vagabonds, endowed with every grace, masters of all climes, and knowing no bounds — how many human aspirations are realised in their free, holiday-lives — and how many suggestions to the poet in their flight and song! — John Burroughs (1837-1921)

An Elegant Man Seated under a Willow Tree Indian, Mughal, Mughal period, 1600–05 Attributed to Aqa Riza, Persian, active in India about 1580–1620 possibly Lahore, Northern India or Pakistan DIMENSIONS 14.7 x 8.2 cm (5 13/16 x 3 1/4 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Opaque watercolor and gold on paper http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/an-elegant-man-seated-under-a-willow-tree-148508

An Elegant Man Seated under a Willow Tree Indian, Mughal, Mughal period, 1600–05 Attributed to Aqa Riza, Persian, active in India about 1580–1620 possibly Lahore, Northern India or Pakistan DIMENSIONS 14.7 x 8.2 cm (5 13/16 x 3 1/4 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Opaque watercolor and gold on paper http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/an-elegant-man-seated-under-a-willow-tree-148508

Tanjore Rajasthani Rani Art Handmade Indian Thanjavur Wall Decor Gold Painting | Mughal Paintings | Persian Miniatures | Rajasthani Art

Tanjore Rajasthani Rani Art Handmade Indian Thanjavur Wall Decor Gold Painting | Mughal Paintings | Persian Miniatures | Rajasthani Art

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