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This miniature painting is placed on a red background with text written above it. In the center, a woman is adorning herself while looking at a mirror that is held by a female attendant. They are seated inside a marble pavilion, with projecting porches topped by cupolas and a small rooftop chamber. Another female attendent plays a string instrument to the side in the foreground.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Bilaval Ragini
1795 – 1805
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
A blue-skinned figure faces a female, who are both seated within a white structure overlooking a courtyard. Outside the walls of the building, two men walk with bows and arrows. To the lower right, four female figures are gathered around a tree.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
The Eleventh Month
1733 – 1766
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
The white elephants, which draw the eye into the image, face toward the center leading the viewer to Lakshmi who is the central figure in the frame. The image is bordered by a red colored frame. And below the figures, in the background is a dark banded representing a pond.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Bundi School
Lakshmi Lustrated by Elephants
19th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink