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Paintings Archive 2012

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Provincial Mughal, Awadh

By Fath Chand

Hindol Ragini

Circa 1755-70

28.5 x 18.3cm

 

Provincial Mughal, Awadh

By Faqirullah

Marwa Ragini

Circa 1755-70

28.5 x 18.3cm

 

Pahari, Kangra

Mahagauri

Circa 1840-50

20.3 x 16.4cm

 

Pahari, Mandi

The Holy Family by Sajnu

Circa 1830

19.1 x 15.6cm

Central India , Malwa

Amaru Shataka folio

Circa 1650

21.8 x 14.7cm

Rajasthan, Mewar

Maharana Ari Singh by Pemji

Circa 1820-40

30.4 x 22.3cm

Rajasthan, Malwa

Rasikapriya: To play the game as women long

Provenance: Dr Alice Boner

Circa 1660

22.8 x 16.7cm

Rajasthan, Malwa

Rasikapriya: brahmins invoke Vishnu

Provenance: Dr Alice Boner

Circa 1660

22.8 x 16.7cm

Rajasthan, Malwa

Rasikapriya: Indrajit Singh before Vishnu

Provenance: Dr Alice Boner

Circa 1660

22.8 x 16.7cm

Rajasthan, Malwa

Rasikapriya: Mughda Nayika

Provenance: Dr Alice Boner

Circa 1660

22.8 x 16.7cm

Pahari, Kangra kalam

Ganesha attended by Siddhi & Buddhi

Circa 1860-80

21 x 16cm

Rajasthan, Bikaner

Maharaja Ram Singh of Jodhpur

By master artist Ustad Hasan

Circa 1770

29.3 x 15cm

Rajasthan, Udaipur

Maharana Ari Singh hunting deer

Second half 19th century

37.2 x 47.9cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Bairadi Ragini

Circa 1820

16.8 x 13cm

South India, Trichinopoly

Studies of birds & snakes on mica

19th century

13 x 11cm (max)

South India, Trichinopoly

Castes and occupations on mica

11.5 x 8cm each

19th century

(Published, 2008)

Rajasthan, Bikaner

Muhataji Shri Vishan Singh Ji by Ahmed Bakhsh

1821

22 x 15.8cm

Anglo-Indian, Delhi

Mughal Emperor Akbar

Circa late 19th century

19.3 x 12cm

Calcutta, Kalighat

Four paintings:

Brahma; Ganesha; Rama, Sita, Hanuman; Shiva, Sati

19th century

Each approx. 26 x 22cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Bhairava Ragini

Circa 1830

16.4 x 12.9cm

 

Rajasthan,Jodhpur

Pataka featuring Devi

19th century

38 x 40cm

Rajasthan, Jodhpur

Pataka featuring Bhairava

19th century

51 x 64cm

 

Jain, Western India

The Eleven Gunadharas

Circa 16th century

29 x 11cm

Central India

Mangala (Mars personified)

Circa 19th century

19.1 x 14.6cm

Rajasthan, Jodhpur

Princess entertained in the zenana

Circa 1840

45 x 27.5cm

 

Rajasthan, Jodhpur

Maharaja Takhat Singh & consort

Circa 1850-60

37.5 x 26.5cm

Western India

Jina Parshva with Dharanendra & Padmavati

Circa 15th-16th centuries

22.8 x 24.1cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Rishabha Avatara

Circa 1860

25.7 x 20.6cm

 

Rajasthan, Mewar

Maharana Ari Singh's horse

Circa 1762

23.4 x 24.6cm

 

 

Thakur Jagat Singh

Rajasthan, Ajmer

by a Ghanerao artist

Circa late 18th century

30.4 x 24.3cm

 

 

Provincial Mughal, Awadh

Princess attended and entertained

Circa 1780-90

21.3 x 13.9cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Shiva Vishvarupa

Circa 1880-90

20.5 x 24.9cm

Provincial Mughal, Awadh

Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah

Circa early 18th century

19.5 x 14.5cm

 

Provincial Mughal , Lucknow

Madhumadhavi Ragini

Circa 1760

23.8 x 17.5cm

 

Rajasthan, Marwar

Double-sided Ramayana folio

Circa 1820-40

31 x 19.6cm

Rajasthan, Marwar

Double-sided Ramayana folio

Circa 1820-40

31 x 19.6cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Yagya avatara

Circa 1860

24.1 x 19.2cm

Provincial Mughal: Lucknow

Lady bathing at a palace riverside

Circa late 18th century

29 x 20.8cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Shiva Abhisheka

Circa 1880

25.1 x 35cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Krishna fluting for Radha

Circa 1840

18.9 x 14.2cm

Deccan, Kurnool

Nandana Putra

Circa 1750

38.5 x 22.1cm

 

Nepal

Wood bookcovers to a Ramayana

19th century

Each approx 10.3 x 38.8cm

 

Central India, Malwa

Rasikapriya folio

Circa 1640

20.9 x 17.8cm

Central India, Malwa

Rasikapriya folio

Circa 1640

21 x 17.8cm

Rajasthan, Bikaner

Princess taken on nightride

Circa 1800

24.9 x 17.4cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Yama Loka

Circa 1880

14 x 18.9cm

Rajasthan, Nathdwara

Vasudeva carries Krishna to Devarka

Circa 1840

28.4 by 38.1cm

Mughal at Delhi

Akbar and Tansen before Haridas

Circa late 18th century

38.9 x 31.3cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Dasavatara illustration: Vamana and King Bali

Circa 1880

17.7 x 13cm

Rajasthan, Marwar

Ramayana: Hanuman finds Sita

Circa 1790

12.2 x 20.8cm

Anglo-Indian style at Murshidabad

Muharram night scene in the Imamabara

Circa 1795

34.5 x 26.6

 

Rajasthan, Mewar

Rasikapriya illustration

Circa 1660

22.4 x 13cm

Deccan, Hyderabad

Vilaval Ragini

Circa 1750

29.5 x 21.5cm

Western India, Gujarat

Jain Shripala folio

Devi puja

Circa 1700

11.7 x 27.3cm

 

Anglo-Indian

Brahmin performing japa

Circa late 19th century

19.5 x 14cm

Popular Mughal, Bikaner

Desakh Ragini

Provenance: Ramgopal Vijaivargiya, 1905-2003

Circa mid-17th century

23.4 x 16.3cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Varaha avatara

Circa 1860

25.7 x 20.6cm

Pahari, Punjab Plains

Nobleman on European chair

Late 19th century

20.1 x 15.2cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

The 24 Jain Tirthankaras

Circa 1850

25.1 x 35cm

 

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Jain Rishimandala: Om

Circa 1840

34.8 x 25.5cm

(Published, 1993)

Central India: Maharashtra

Mahabharata: Churning of the Ocean

Circa 1800

Folio 35.4 x 20.4cm; image 10.8 x 17.4cm

Rajasthan, Bikaner

Asura king Sumbha in consultation

Circa 1780

20.6 x 14cm

Rajasthan, Mewar

Tantric Devi: Tripura Sundari

Circa 1820-40

13.1 x 10.3cm

Rajasthan, Jodhpur thikana Asop

Raja Kaniram

Circa 1820-1840

30.5cm by 23.5cm

Rajasthan, Raipur

Desvarati Ragini

Circa 1760

27.3 x 19.5cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Kumar avatara

Circa 1840

26 x 21cm

Rajasthan, Kotah

Rao Shyam Singh

Circa 1760

18.5cm by 14.8cm

Rajasthan, Jodhpur

Nayika Nayaka

Circa 1830

41cm by 27.3cm

 

Rajasthan, Malwa

Bhagavata Purana folio

Circa 1700-1725

20.3cm by 36.8cm

Rajasthan, Mewar

Bhagavata Purana folio

First half 17th century

23 x 40.5cm

Rajasthan, Jodhpur

Thakur Indrasingh Ji

Circa 1800

33.2 x 23.2cm

Rajasthan, Udaipur

Lovers in erotic asana

Circa 1830

34.4 x 25.2cm

Central India, Datia

Folio from a Sat Sai

Circa 1770

21.5cm by 23.5cm

South India, Tanjore (Thanjavur)

Blacksmiths

Circa 1770-1780

21.5cm x 31.5

Pahari

Krishna and the Parijata tree

Early 19th century

13.8 x 17.9cm

Pahari

Krishna steals the Parijata tree

Circa early 19th century

13.8 x 17.9cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Shiva's Realm, Kailasa

Circa 1880

14 x 18.9cm

Rajasthan, Jodhpur

Rao Amar Singh of Nagaur

Circa early 19th century

22.3 x 17cm

Rajasthan

scroll

19th century

312cm x 13.6cm

Pahari, Mandi

Raja Surma Sen smoking huqqa

Circa 1780-1785

29.2 x 20.3cm

Pahari, Mandi

Jagannath shrine

Circa 1740

19.8 x 27.8cm

Provincial Mughal

Maharaja Hemapal-Ji by Bhai Catera

Circa late 18th century

23.2cm x 15.1cm

Rajasthan, Marwar

Thakar Karan Singh hunting boar

Circa 1850- 1860

31.5 x 27.5cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Shiva on crescent moon

Circa 1880

20.4 x 15.3cm

Rajasthan, Marwar

Ramayana folio: Ravana at Lanka

Circa 1780

19.2 x 32cm

Western India, Jain school

Kalakacharaya folio

Circa 1450

25 by 10.5cm

Rajasthan, Marwar

Ramayana folio: Rama battles Ravana's army

Circa 1780

19.2 x 32cm

Rajasthan, Marwar

Ramayana folio: Ravana defeated

Circa 1780

19.2 x 32cm

Rajasthan, Mewar

Rasikapriya folio

Circa 1780

25.1 x 22cm

Rajasthan, Mewar

Rasikapriya folio

Circa 1780

25.3 x 22cm

Rajasthan, Jaipur

Kali tramples on Shiva

Circa 1880

24.5 x 20.1cm

(Published, 1993)

Central India, Maharashtra

Daityas battle Davanas

Circa 1820

9.8 x 20.5cm

Rajasthan, Bundi

Vishnu rides Garuda

Circa 1820

22.9 x 17.3cm

Rajasthan, Bundi

Vishnu & Lakshmi fly on Garuda

Circa 1840

23.5 x 15.7cm

Rajasthan, Mewar

Matsya Purana illustration

Circa 1840

18.6 x 28.8cm

Anglo-Indian at Delhi

Mughal Emperor Akbar & Jodhabai

Circa 1800

Frame 16.8 x 22.5cm; ovals 6.4, 6.3cm (heights)

 

Rajasthan, Bikaner

Kokahastra manuscript folio (double-sided)

Circa 1780

15.2 x 20cm

 

 

Deccan, provincial

Mahabharata illustration

Late 18th - early 19th century

13.4 x 24.2cm

 

 

All images and text © Peter Blohm