A woman seated inside a room on a charpai, winding thread, watched by a dog. Lucknow, c.1815-20:

A woman seated inside a room on a charpai, winding thread, watched by a dog. Lucknow, c.1815-20:

Firdawsi

Today in history: Firdawsi’s epic poem, the Shahnama, was completed

“A Nobleman and His Devoted Wife Seated in the Forest; Two Female Musicians Attend,” ca 1685

‘Divine Pleasures’ Celebrates the Colors of Desire in Indian Paintings

“A Nobleman and His Devoted Wife Seated in the Forest; Two Female Musicians Attend,” ca 1685

4 women celebrating a festival in a garden. Two with trays full of sweets. A pool with fish in the centre. e. 17th C. Natural color on paper, India, Mewar, Ahad

4 women celebrating a festival in a garden. Two with trays full of sweets. A pool with fish in the centre. e. 17th C. Natural color on paper, India, Mewar, Ahad

Portrait of Maharaja Bhim Kunwar: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1615 By Nanha India Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Maharaja Bhim Kunwar wears a diaphanous jama tied to the left, an ornately decorated patka, or sash, and a sword hanging from his waist. He is set against a cyan background, typical of portraiture of the early seventeenth century. Bhim Kunwar, son of the Rajput ruler of Mewar, Rana Amar Singh, was given the title of…

Portrait of Maharaja Bhim Kunwar: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1615 By Nanha India Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Maharaja Bhim Kunwar wears a diaphanous jama tied to the left, an ornately decorated patka, or sash, and a sword hanging from his waist. He is set against a cyan background, typical of portraiture of the early seventeenth century. Bhim Kunwar, son of the Rajput ruler of Mewar, Rana Amar Singh, was given the title of…

Deccani Miniature Ragamala Album (W. 669 - The Digital Walters) 18th-19th centuries

A Garland of Ragas

Deccani Miniature Ragamala Album (W. 669 - The Digital Walters) 18th-19th centuries

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