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Payag (Painter), Mir 'Ali (Calligrapher). Shah Jahan riding a stallion: page from the Kevorkian Album. Mughal court atAgra, ca. 1628. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Painting: 11 1/8 x 8 3/16 in. (28.2 x 20.8 cm). Page: 15 5/16 x 10 1/8 in. (38.9 x 25.7 cm). The MetropolitanMuseum of Art,New York. Purchase,RogersFund and The Kevorkian Foundation Gift, 1955 (55.121.10.21b)

Indian paintings have traditionally been classified according to regional styles or dynastic periods, with an emphasis on subject matter and narrative content. Recent scholarship, however, has begun to securely link innovations in style with specific artists and their lineages. Together with a careful study of artist's inscriptions and scribal colophons, it is now possible to construct a more precise chronology of the development of Indian painting.

Beginning September 28, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present "Wonder of the Age": Master Painters of India, 1100-1900, a major loan exhibition devoted to the connoisseurship of Indian painting, with some 200 works selected according to identifiable hands and named artists. The exhibition dispels the notion of anonymity in Indian art. The high points of artistic innovation in the history of Indian painting will be demonstrated through works by more than 40 of the greatest Indian painters, some of whom are identified for the first time. Each artist will be represented in the exhibition by five to six seminal works.

The exhibition is made possible by MetLife Foundation. Additional support is provided by Novartis Corporation.

It was organized by the Museum Rietberg Zurich in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Structured chronologically, the exhibition will feature the artistic achievement of individual artists in each period. Highlights include: A Sufi Sage by Farrukh Beg, after a European engraving of the personification of melancholia, Dolor, an extraordinary painting representing the last chapter of the artist's long career (1615, Museum of Islamic Art, Doha); Peafowl attributed to Mansur, a master of observation of the natural world (ca. 1610, private collection); Jahangir receives Prince Khurram at Ajmer on his return from the Mewar campaign: page from the Windsor Padshahnama by Balchand, a master of composition (ca. 1635, Royal Collection, Royal Library, Windsor); Shiva and Parvati playing chaupad by Pahari, a superb painting with intense saturated color, bold but sparse composition, and stylized landscape, depicting the divine couple relaxing on a tiger skin playing chaupad, a form of chess (1694-95, Metropolitan Museum); and Emperor Muhammad Shah with falcon viewing his garden at sunset from a palanquinattributed to Chitarman II, depicting the emperor enjoying his garden at sunset (ca. 1730, Boston Museum of Fine Arts).

The exhibition will be accompanied by an illustrated catalogue.

Major collections in India, Europe, and the United States have lent works to the exhibition, including: HM The Queen's Collection Windsor Castle, National Museum of India and the Udaipur City Palace Museum in Rajasthan, the Aga Khan Trust Geneva, the Bodleian Library and the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, and the Museum Rietberg in Zurich.

"Wonder of the Age": Master Painters of India, 1100 – 1900has been produced under the direction of three eminent scholars—Dr. Eberhard Fischer, former director of the Museum Rietberg; Prof. Milo Beach, former director of the Freer & Sackler Galleries in Washington, D.C.; and Prof. B. N. Goswamy, Professor Emeritus of Art History at the Panjab University, Chandigarh. Dr. Jorrit Britschgi of the Museum Rietberg is the organizing curator in collaboration with John Guy, the Florence and Herbert Irving Curator of the Arts of South and Southeast Asia at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The exhibition was on view at the Museum Rietberg Zurich before traveling to New York.

A variety of education programs will accompany the exhibition, including gallery talks, films, and a Sunday at the Metprogram on October 2.

This exhibition in New York is organized by John Guy, Curator in the Department of the Asian Art. The exhibition design is by Daniel Kershaw, Exhibition Design Manager; graphics are by Sue Koch, Graphic Design Manager; and lighting is by Clint Ross Coller and Richard Lichte, Lighting Design Managers, all of the Metropolitan Museum's Design Department.

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Purkhu (Attributed). Maharaja Sansar Chand of Kangra admiring pictures with his courtiers. Pahari region of Himnachal Pradesh, ca. 1800 – 1815; Opaque watercolor on paper; Painting: 9 1/16 x 7 1/16 in. (23 x 18 cm); Page: 11 7/16 x 8 11/16 in. (29 x 22 cm). Museum Reitberg Zürich, Bequest of Balthasar Reinhart (2005.9)

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Master of the Jainesque ShahnamaUnknown workshop, possibly Malwa Siyavash faces Afrasiyab across the Jihun River: page from a Shahnama manuscript. India, ca. 1425–50. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper; Painting: 7 7/8 x 4 13/16 in. (20 x 12 cm). Page: 12 11/16 x 9 1/4 in. (32 x 23.5 cm). Museum Rietberg Zürich, Gift of Balthasar and Nanni Reinhart (RVI 964, f. 108v.) 

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Basawan, Shravana and Tara (Attributed). Asad ibn Kariba launches a night attack on the camp of Malik Iraj: folio from a Hamzanama series. Delhi-Fatephur Sikri, ca. 1570. Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on cotton cloth, mounted on paper, 27 x 21 1/4 in. (68.6 x 54 cm). The MetropolitanMuseum of Art,New York. Rogers Fund, 1918 (18.44.1)

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Basawan. The Sufi Abu'l Abbas rebukes the vain dervish: page from a Baharistan of Jami manuscript. Mughal court atLahore, dated 1595. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper. Painting: 7 11/16 x 4 15/16 in. (19.5 x 12.6 cm). Page: 11 13/16 x 7 11/16 in. (30 x 19.5 cm). The Bodleian Library, University ofOxford(Ms. Elliot 254, f. 9a)

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Basawan (Attributed). Woman worshipping the sun: page from a Jahangirnama manuscript. Mughal court atLahoreorDelhi, ca. 1590–95. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Painting: 9 1/16 x 4 1/2 in. (23 x 11.5 cm). Page: 16 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. (42 x 26.7 cm). Museum of Islamic Art,Doha(Ms. 157)

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‘Abd-al-Samad. Two fighting camels. Mughal court at Fatehpur Sikri orLahore, ca. 1590. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper, 7 3/8 x 8 1/16 in. (18.8 x 20.5 cm). Private Collection

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Manohar (Attributed), Akbar hunting in a qamargha, or the humiliation of Hamid Bhakari: page from an Akbarnama manuscript. Mughal court probably atLahore, dated by association 1597. Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper. Painting: 8 7/16 x 5 in. (21.4 x 12.7 cm). The MetropolitanMuseum of Art,New York. Theodore M. Davis Collection. Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915 (30.95.174.8)

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Manohar or Basawan (Attributed), Mother and child with a white cat: folio from the Jahangir al’ Album. Mughal court at Delhi, ca. 1598. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Painting: 8 9/16 x 5 3/8 in. (21.7 x 13.7 cm). Page: 14 9/16 x 9 5/8 in. (37 x 24.4 cm). The San DiegoMuseumof Art, Edwin Binney 3rd Collection (1990.293)

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Farrukh Beg, Emperor Babur returning late to camp, drunk after a boating party in celebration of the end of Ramadan ('id) in 1519: page from a Baburnama manuscript. Mughal court at Lahore, dated 1589. Opaque watercolor on paper. Painting: 9 5/16 x 5 3/8 in. (21 x 13 cm). Page: 16 1/8 x 10 5/8 in. (40.9 x 27 cm). Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Purchase – Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Arthur M. Sackler (S1986.231)

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Farrukh Beg, A Sufi sage, after the European personification of melancholia, Dolor. Mughal court atAgra, dated 1615. Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper. Painting: 7 5/8 x 5 9/16 in. (19.4 x 14.1 cm). Page: 15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in. (38.2 x 25.6 cm). Museum of Islamic Art,Doha

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Farrukh Beg, Self-portrait of Farrukh Beg: page from a muraqqa of Shah Jahan. Mughal court at Agra, ca. 1615. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper. Painting: 5 13/16 x 2 7/8 in. (14.7 x 7.3 cm). Page: 21 15/16 x 13 11/16 in. (55.7 x 34.8 cm). Eva and Konrad Seitz Collection

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Keshav Das, Akbar with falcon receiving Itimam Khan, while below a poor petitioner (self-portrait of the painter Keshav Das as an old man) is driven away by a royal guard: page from the Jahangir Album. Mughal court atLahore, dated 1589. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper. Painting: 8 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (26.7 cm x 15 cm). Page: 21 1/8 x 15 1/2 in. (53.7 cm x 39.5 cm). Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Ms. 117, fol. 25 a)

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Keshav Das, Saint Jerome. Mughal court at Delhi, ca. 1580 – 85. Opaque watercolor on paper. Painting: 6 11/16 x 3 15/16 in. (17 x 10 cm). Page: 12 5/8 x 8 1/16 in. (32.1 x 20.5 cm). Musée des Arts Asiatiques—Guimet, Paris (MA 2476)

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Aqa Riza (Painter), Mir ‘Ali (Calligrapher), Fath Muhammad (Marginalia), A youth fallen from a tree: page from the Kevorkian Shah Jahan Album. Mughal court atAgra, ca. 1610. Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper. Painting: 8 9/16 x 5 3/8 in. (21.7 x 13.7 cm). Page: 14 9/16 x 9 5/8 in. (37 x 24.4 cm). The MetropolitanMuseum of Art,New York. Purchase,RogersFund and The Kevorkian Foundation Gift, 1955 (55.121.10.20v)

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Abu'l Hasan, Study of Saint John the Evangelist, adapted from Dürer's Crucifixion engraving of 1511. Mughal court, probably atAllahabad, dated 1600 – 1601. Brush drawn ink on paper, 3 15/16 x 1 13/16 in. (10 x 4.6 cm). TheAshmoleanMuseum,Oxford. Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978 (EA 1978.2597)

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Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471–1528, Crucifixion, from The Small Engraved Passion. German, dated 1511. Engraving. Page: 4 9/16 x 2 15/16 in. (11.6 x 7.4 cm). The MetropolitanMuseum of Art,New York. Fletcher Fund, 1919 (19.73.13)

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Abu'l Hasan, Celebrations at the accession of Jahangir: page from a Jahangirnama manuscript; St. Petersburg Album. Mughal court atAjmerorAgra, ca. 1615–18. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Image: 14 7/8 x 8 11/16 in. (37.8 x 22 cm). Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Oriental Studies,St. Petersburg(Ms. E-14, fol. 10)

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‘Abid, The death of Khan Jahan Lodi: page from the Windsor Padshahnama. Mughal court atAgra, 1633. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Painting: 12 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (31.8 x 20 cm). The Royal Collection, Royal Library,WindsorCastle(Ms. 1367, fol. 94b)

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Mansur (Attributed), Great hornbill: page from the Kevorkian Shah Jahan Album. Mughal court atAjmer, ca. 1615. Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paper. Page: 15 5/16 x 10 in. (38.9 x 25.4 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase,RogersFund and The Kevorkian Foundation Gift, 1955 (55.121.10.14v)

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Mansur, Chameleon. Mughal court at LahoreorAllahabad, ca. 1595–1600. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper. Painting: 4 5/16 x 5 3/8 in. (11 x 13.7 cm). The Royal Collection, Royal Library,WindsorCastle(RL 12081)

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Balchand, Jahangir receives Prince Khurram atAjmeron his return from the Mewar campaign: page from the Windsor Padshahnama. Mughal court atLahoreor Daulatabad, ca. 1635. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Painting: 11 15/16 x 7 15/16 in. (30.4 x 20.1 cm). Page: 22 15/16 x 14 7/16 in. (58.2 x 36.7 cm). Mounted: 32 x 24 in. (81.3 x 61 cm). The Royal Collection, Royal Library, Windsor (RCIN 1005025, fol. 43b)

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Balchand, A youth expires when his beloved approaches and speaks to him: incomplete page from a Gulistan of Sa'di manuscript. Mughal court atAgra, ca. 1610–15 (additions c. 1640, perhaps by Murad). Opaque watercolor on paper, mounted and lacquered. Painting: 7 3/8 x 5 in. The David Collection, Copenhagen (1/2009)

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Payag, Nasiri Khan directing the siege of the fort of Qandahar, May 1631: page from the Windsor Padshahnama. Mughal court atAgra, ca. 1633. Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper. Painting: 12 5/8 x 9 in. (32.1 x 22.9 cm). Page: 22 15/16 x 14 7/16 in. (58.2 x 36.7 cm). The Royal Collection, Royal Library,Windsor Castle (RCIN 1005025)

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Payag (Attributed). Prince Dara Shikoh hunting nilgais. Mughal court, probably at Lahore, ca. 1635. Opaque watercolor on paper. 6 3/16 x 8 11/16 in. (15.8 x 22.1 cm). Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Purchase, Washington, D.C. (S1993.42a)

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Payag. Humayan seated in a landscape, admiring a turban ornament: page from the Late Shah Jahan Album. Mughal court at Delhi, ca. 1650. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Painting: 7 3/8 x 4 3/4 in. (18.7 x 12.1 cm).. Page: 17 1/2 x 13 in (44.5 x 33 cm). Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian. Institution, Purchase—Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, Washington, D.C. (S86.0400)

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Masters of the Chunar, Ragamala (Shaykh Husayn, Shaykh Ali, Shaykh Hatim), Malkausik Raga: page from the Chunar Ragamala. Chunar, Uttar Pradesh, dated 1591. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. 10 3/8 x 6 5/16 in. (26.3 x 16 cm). Private Collection, New York

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Nasiruddin, Varati Ragini: folio from the Chawand Ragamala series. Chawand, Mewar, Rajasthan, dated 1605. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper. Page: 8 1/16 x 7 1/2 in. (20.5 x 19 cm). Museum Rietberg Zürich, Gift of Martin and Sylvia Escher (RVI 1786)

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Hada Master (Attributed), Rao Jagat Singh of Kota at ease in a garden. Kota, Rajasthan, ca. 1660. Opaque watercolor on paper. Image: 10 5/8 x 6 15/16 in. (27 x 17.7 cm). Private Collection

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Early Master at the Court of Mandi (Attributed). The gopis pleading with Krishna to return their clothes: folio from a Bhagavata Purana series. Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, ca. 1635–50. Opaque watercolor on paper. Painting: 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (29.8 x 19.7 cm). Page: 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (34.9 x 23.5 cm). The Kronos Collections

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Ruknuddin, Vishnu with Lakshmi enthroned, on a roof terrace. Bikaner, Rajasthan, dated 1678. Opaque watercolor on paper. Painting: 7 5/8 x 10 3/16 in. (19.3 x 25.8 cm). Page: 10 7/16 x 12 5/16 in. (26.5 x 32.8 cm). Museum Rietberg Zürich, Bequest of Lucy Randolph (RVI 1854)

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Kripal of Nurpur (Attributed), Devi parades in triumph. Nurpur, Himachal Pradesh, ca. 1660–70. Opaque watercolor, gold and beetle-wing cases on paper, 7 5/16 x 10 11/16 in. (18.5 x 27.2 cm). Museum Rietberg Zürich, permanent loan, Collection of Barbara and Eberhard Fischer, on loan to the Museum Rietberg Zürich 

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Devidasa of Nurpur, Shiva and Parvati playing chaupar: folio from a Rasamanjari series. Basohli, Jammu, dated 1694–95. Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper. Painting: 6 1/2 x 10 7/8 in. (16.5 x 27.6 cm). Page: 8 x 12 1/4 in. (20.3 x 31.1 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Dr. J. C. Burnett, 1957 (57.185.2)

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Devidasa of Nurpur, Shiva and Parvati as Ardhanishvara: folio from the Rasamanjari II series. Nurpur/Basohli, Himachal Pradesh/Jammu, dated 1694–95. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, 6 3/4 x 11 3/16 in. (17.1 x 28.4 cm). The San Diego Museum of Art, Edwin Binney 3rd Collection (1990.1043).

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Bahu Masters. King Dasaratha and his retinue proceed to Rama's wedding: folio from the Shangri II Ramayana series. Bahu, Jammu, ca. 1690–1710. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper. Painting: 7 3/4 x 11 5/8 in. (19.7 x 29.5 cm). Page: 8 3/4 x 12 1/2 in. (22.2 x 31.8 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Dillon Fund, Evelyn Kranes Kossak, and Anonymous Gifts, 1994. (1994.310)

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 Bahu Masters. Vasishtha visits Rama: folio from the Shangri I Ramayana series. Bahu, Jammu, 1680–90. Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper. Page: 8 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (21.6 x 31.8 cm). Private Collection

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 Bahu Masters. Raga Madhava: folio from a Ragamala series. Bahu, Jammu, ca. 1720. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper. Painting: 6 5/16 x 5 29/32 in. (16 x 15 cm). Page: 7 29/32 x 7 5/16 in. (20 x 18.5 cm). Museum Rietberg Zürich, Collection of Alice Boner (RVI 1226)

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 Master at the Court of Mankot. Celebrations of Krishna's birth: page from a Bhagavata Purana series.  Mankot, Jammu, ca. 1700–25. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper. Image: 9 x 6 in. (22.9 x 15.2 cm). Page: 11 3/4 x 8 3/8 in. (29.8 x 22.2 cm). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Edward L. Whittemore Fund (1988.70)

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 Stipple Master (Attributed), Maharana Amar Singh II riding a Jodhpur horse. Udaipur, Rajasthan, ca. 1700–1710. paque watercolor and ink on paper. ainting: 13 3/16 x 10 3/4 in. (33.5 x 27.3 cm). Page: 14 11/16 x 12 1/8 in. (37.3 x 30.8 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky Fund, 2002 (2002.177) 

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Kota Master A (Attributed), Ram Singh I of Kota hunting rhinoceros. Kota, Rajasthan, ca. 1700. Opaque watercolor on paper. Page: 12 5/8 x 18 3/4 in. (32.1 x 47.6 cm). Private Collection 

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 Kota Master A (Attributed), Ram Singh I of Kota hunting at Makundgarh. Kota, Rajasthan, ca. 1690. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper. Page: 13 5/32 x 10 19/32 in. (33.5 x 26.8 cm). Private Collection 

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 Kota Master C (Attributed), Emperor Farrukhsiyar being paraded in a palanquin. Kota, Rajastha,. ca. 1713. Opaque watercolor on paper. Page: 14 3/16 x 9 3/16 in. (36 x 23.3 cm). Gursharan S. and Elvira Sidhu 

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 Chitarman II (Attributed), Emperor Muhammad Shah with falcon viewing his garden at sunset from a palanquin. Mughal court at Delhi, ca. 1730. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, 15 1/16 x 16 3/4 in. (38.3 x 42.5 cm). Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Arthur Mason Knapp Fund (26.283) 

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 Mir Kalan Khan (Attributed), Baz Bahadur and Rupmati hawking. Mughal, Delhi, ca. 1735. Opaque watercolor on paper, 8 3/16 x 10 1/2 in. (20.8 x 26.6 cm). Eva and Konrad Seitz Collection 

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 Manaku, South wind cools in the Himalayas: folio from a Gita Govinda series. Guler, Himachal Pradesh, dated 1730. Opaque watercolor on paper, 8 3/8 x 12 1/16 in. (21.2 x 30.7 cm). National Museum, New Delhi (51.207/9) 

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First generation after Manaku and Nainsukh, South wind cools in the Himalayas: folio from the second Guler Gita Govinda seriesGuler, Himachal Pradesh, ca. 1730. paque watercolor on paper. Painting: 6 1/8 x 10 in. (15.6 x 25.4 cm). Page: 6 1/8 x 10 13/16 in. (17.8 x 27.4 cm). Museum Rietberg Zürich, Eva and Konrad Seitz Collection (A 6) 

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 Manaku, Krishna playing blindman's bluff. Guler, Himachal Pradesh, ca. 1750–1755. Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper9 5/8 x 6 3/4 in. (24.5 x 17.2 cm). The Kronos Collections 

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Nainsukh (Attributed), Raja Balwant Singh of Jasrota worships Krishna and Radha. Jasrota, Himachal Pradesh ca. 1745 – 1750. Opaque watercolor, ink, silver and gold on paper, 7 3/4 x 6 1/8 in. (19.7 x 15.6 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1994 (1994.377) 

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 Nainsukh (Attributed), Raja Balwant Singh of Jasrota viewing a painting presented by the artist Nainsukh. Guler, Himachal Pradesh, ca. 1745 – 1750. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, 8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in. (21 x 30 cm). Museum Rietberg Zürich, Gift of Balthasar and Nanni Reinhart (RVI 1551) 

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 First generation after Manaku and Nainsukh, Krishna and Radha enjoy a winter's evening on the roof terrace, in the month of Margashirsha (November-December): folio from a Baramasa series. Guler, Himachal Pradesh ca. 1780. Opaque watercolor, gold and silver-colored paint on paper, 11 1/16 x 8 1/8 in. (28.1 x 20.6 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Alvin O. Bellak Collection, 2004 (2004-149-76) 

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 First generation after Manaku and Nainsukh, The Village beauty: folio from the Guler Bihari Satsai series. Guler, Himachal Pradesh, ca. 1785. Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper, 7 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. (19 x 13 cm). The Kronos Collections 

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 First generation after Manaku and Nainsukh. Krishna with Radha in a forest glade: folio from the second Guler Gita Govinda series. Guler, Himachal Pradesh, ca. 1775. Opaque watercolor on paper. Painting: 6 9/16 x 10 1/16 in. (16.6 x 25.6 cm). Page: 6 7/8 x 10 13/16 in. (17.5 x 27.5 cm). Collection of Barbara and Eberhard Fischer, on permanent loan to the Museum Rietberg Zürich (REF 35)

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 Purkhu (Attributed). Krishna flirting with the gopis, to Radha's sorrow: folio from a Gita Govinda series. Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, ca. 1760. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Painting: 9 7/16 x 12 5/8 in. (24 x 32 cm). Page: 11 x 14 5/16 in. (28 x 36.3 cm). Museum Rietberg Zürich, Bequest of Lucy Rudolph (RVI 1852)

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 Bagta (Attributed). Kunvar Anop Singh hawking. Devgarh, Mewar, Rajasthan, ca. 1777. Opaque watercolor on paper. Painting: 14 3/16 x 10 7/16 in. (36 x 26.5 cm). Page: 16 1/8 x 11 5/8 in. (41 x 29.5 cm). Museum Rietberg Zürich, Gift of Carlo Fleischmann Foundation (RVI 2198)

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 Bagta. Rawat Gokul Das II at Singh Sagar Lake Palace, Devgarh, shooting fowl. Devgarh, Mewar, Rajasthan, dated 1806. Opaque watercolor with gold and silver on paper, 21 5/8 x 31 1/2 in. (55 x 80 cm). The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, lent by Howard Hodgkin (LI.118.80)

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 Chokha (Attributed), Escapade at night: a nobleman climbs a rope to visit his lover. Udaipur, Mewar, Rajasthan, ca. 1800–1810. Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper. Painting: 11 1/2 x 14 7/8 in. (29.2 x 37.8 cm). Page: 12 1/4 x 16 1/8 in. (31 x 40.5 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, 2006. (2006.451)

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 Master of the Company School. Four tribesmen. Delhi region, Haryana, ca. 1815–1816. Opaque watercolor on paper. Painting: 9 3/16 x 14 3/4 in. (23.3 x 37.4 cm). Page: 12 3/8 x 17 1/16 in. (31.4 x 43.4 cm). The David Collection, Copenhagen, (60/2007)

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 Tara. Maharana Sarup Singh and his courtiers on elephants celebrating the festival of Holi. Udaipur, Mewar, Rajasthan, 1850. Opaque watercolor on paper, 35 13/16 x 50 in. (91 x 127 cm). The City Palace Museum, Udaipur (2010.T.0011)

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 Tara. Maharana Sarup Singh inspects a prize stallion. Udaipur, Mewar, Rajasthan, 1845–1846. Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper. Painting: 16 3/4 x 22 3/4 in. (42.5 x 57.8 cm). Page: 19 x 24 7/8 in. (48.3 x 63.2 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky Fund, 2001 (2001.344)

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Tara. Portrait of Sarup Singh with attendants, after William Carpenter. Udaipur, Mewar, Rajasthan, 1851. Opaque watercolor on paper, 13 15/16 x 19 7/8 in. (35.5 x 50.5 cm). The City Palace Museum, Udaipur (2010.T.0014)

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Shivalal, Maharana Fateh Singh’s hunting party crossing a river in a flood. Udaipur, Mewar, Rajasthan, dated 1893. Opaque watercolor on paper, 32 1/2 x 62 1/4 in. (82.5 x 158 cm). The City Palace Museum, Udaipur, Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (2010.T.0006)

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Photographer unknown, overpainted by Shivalal. Portrait of Jaswant Singh II of Jodhpur (1873–1896). Jodhpur, Rajasthan, ca. 1875. Albumen print, hand colored, 10 1/4 x 8 15/16 in. (26 x 22.7 cm). The City Palace Museum, Udaipur (2008.06.0356

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The Painter [Chitaro] Tara. Photograph, 3 5/16 x 2 1/16 in. (8.4 x 5.3 cm). Pictorial Archives of the Maharanas of Mewar, The City Palace Museum, Udaipur

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Photographer unknown, Portrait of Mohanlal with his camera. Udaipure, Mewar, Rajasthan, ca. 1875. Albumen print, 3 7/8 x 2 5/16 in. (9.8 x 5.8 cm). The City Palace Museum, Udaipur (2008.01.0104