India: Hindu Art from the 12th to the 18th Century

India: Hindu Art from the 12th to the 18th Century

Event Details

A selection of rare Indian sculpture and paintings from the 12th century to the 19th century.

This exhibition includes a selection of Indian miniatures and exquisite prints demonstrating the refined art of both Islamic and Hindu traditions, frequently illustrating literary epics such as Bhagavata, the Ramayana and the Ragamala.

Date
Curated by
Ron Brownson
Location
Main Gallery, Lower Level
Cost
Free entry

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Apsara
Apsara

Unknown artist

Production date
10th century-12th century
Medium
pink sandstone
Size (h x w)
787 x 317 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/17/1
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Marriage of Krishna and Rukmini
Marriage of Krishna and Rukmini

Unknown artist Late Kangra School

Production date
early 20th century
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
286 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Paul R C Potter, 1970
Accession no
1970/31/2
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Folio from the Mahabharata
Folio from the Mahabharata

Unknown artist Late Kangra School

Production date
19th century
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
286 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Paul R C Potter, 1970
Accession no
1970/31/4
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Marriage of Krishna and Rukmini
Marriage of Krishna and Rukmini

Unknown artist Late Kangra School

Production date
early 20th century
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
286 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Paul R C Potter, 1970
Accession no
1970/31/1
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Krishna with the five Pandavas
Krishna with the five Pandavas

Unknown artist Late Kangra School

Production date
19th century
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
286 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Paul R C Potter, 1970
Accession no
1970/31/3
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Krishna and Gopis playing on a swing (hindola)
Krishna and Gopis playing on a swing (hindola)

Unknown artist Jodhpur School

Production date
early 20th century
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
305 x 216 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/17/2
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Gobind Singh Holding a Hawk, with Two Servants in Attendance
Gobind Singh Holding a Hawk, with Two Servants in Attendance

Unknown artist Sikh School

Production date
circa 1850
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
242 x 189 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/208
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Posthumous Portrait of Raja Man Singh, Kacchwaha rule of Amber
Posthumous Portrait of Raja Man Singh, Kacchwaha rule of Amber

Unknown artist

Production date
20th century
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
305 x 216 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/17/3
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Religious man being transported on an elephant
Religious man being transported on an elephant

Unknown artist Sikh School

Production date
circa 1850
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
233 x 161 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/209
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A nobleman visiting a holy man, each with their attendant
A nobleman visiting a holy man, each with their attendant

Unknown artist Sikh School

Production date
circa 1850
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
254 x 205 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/206