28 février 2019

Exhibition of Indian paintings passed 'From Hand to Hand' opens at Krannert Art Museum

Page from a Birha poem of separation and longing, showing Radha with her attendants in a grove. India, Rajasthan, possibly Bundi or Kotah School, 17th century. Opaque water color on paper. Gift of George P. Bickford. 1970-10-3. Courtesy Krannert Art Museum. CHAMPAIGN, ILL.- Small, richly colored paintings created in northern India from the late 1500s to the early 1800s animate vivid stories from the great Hindu epics, passionate verses of devotional and love poetry, and noble portraits of Rajput royals. Selections... [Lire la suite]

29 avril 2018

Shiva and Parvati with Ganesh, Karttikeya and Nandi on Mount Kailasa, Kangra, circa 1820-30

Lot 321. Shiva and Parvati with Ganesh, Karttikeya and Nandi on Mount Kailasa, Kangra, circa 1820-30, gouache and gold on paper, floral inner border, pink outer border, cover paper with five lines of text in takri script, 248 x 298 mm. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000. Sold for £ 16,250 (€ 18,529). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Provenance: Royal collection, Mandi (stamp verso).Formerly in the collection of Gordon H. Mattison, Maryland, USA. Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART INCLUDING MODERN AND... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2018

Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Jharoka Portrait of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, India, 17th century. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. 6.4 by 4.5 cm, 2 1/2 by 1 3/4 in. © Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd Jharokha or window portraits emerged in Mughal portraiture in the early seventeenth century as visual counterparts to the daily display of the emperors’ person at the window of the palace to the people below. The idea was extended by Jahangir (1569-1627) to the throne platforms in the Divan-i ‘Amm at agra and... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2017

Navin Kumar Gallery at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Vajradhara with Consort, Mindroling Monastery, Tibet, 1676–1705. © Navin Kumar Gallery Ratnasambhava, Tibet, 16th century. Distemper on Cloth. 54 x 39.5 in (137 x 100 cm). © Navin Kumar Gallery Illustration to a dispersed Ramayana series, Kangra, Punjab Hills, India, 1775-1780. Opaque watercolor on paper. 8 x 12 in (20.4 x 30.5 cm). © Navin Kumar Gallery Shakyamuni Buddha, Tibet, 12-13th century. Gilt Bronze. 12 inches (30.5 cm). © Navin Kumar... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2017

Francesca Galloway at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Vishnu’s feet as objects of worship, Kangra, c. 1810-20. Opaque pigments with gold on paper. Folio 19.8 x 14.1 cm; Painting 16.7 x 11 cm © Francesca Galloway The timid Radha is led towards her first tryst with Krishna (a page from the Gitagovinda), India, Guler or Kangra, c. 1775-80. Opaque pigments on paper. Painting 15.5 x 25.5 cm; Folio 16.8 x 26.8 cm © Francesca Galloway  Radha is distraught as Krishna walks off dejectedly, The Abhisandhita nayika from a Rasikapriya or... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2016

Sotheby's 'Art of the Middle East and India' brings grand total of £14.7 million across four auctions

 Lot 294. A portrait of Sultan Bayezid I, School of Veronese, Italy, circa 1580. Oil on canvas, inscribed middle right: BAIAZETH.P°./.IIII; painting: 68 by 51cm; framed: 84.5 by 68cm. Estimate £150,000 - 200,000. Lot sold £185,000 ($226,940) to an Institution. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Art of the Middle East & India Week – a unique group of five fascinating sales revealing the interwoven artistic traditions of multiple continents from the ninth century to the present day –... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2016

Bonhams announces an exceptional lineup of works for Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art Sale

Folio 48 from the Kangra Rasikapriya: 'Oh Friend! Unfortunately, Krishna is not the Lotus-Lover, as you describe him', detail, School of Purkhu, Kangra, circa 1810. Estimate: US$40,000-60,000 (€36,000 - 55,000). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams has announced that an exceptional group of Indian miniature paintings will be at the heart of its Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian art sale taking place during New York’s Asia Week on Monday, 14 March 2016 at 4pm. With a total sale estimate of $4-6... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2015

Art Passages, "The Feminine Mystique in Indian Art" at Asia Week New York 2015.

Baz Bahadur and Rupmati Out Hunting. Lucknow, India, circa 1760. Art Passages at Asia Week New York 2015. A Prince and his Consort Entertained on a Pavilion. Farrukhabad, India, circa 1770. Art Passages at Asia Week New York 2015. A Longing Maiden Unfazed by the Monsoon Storms. Kangra, India, circa 1830. Art Passages at Asia Week New York 2015. Art Passages (United States). info@artpassages.com – www.artpassages.com