Keywords: music

162 objects
F1893.58

The Piano

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F1908.276

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: illustration: Bahram Gur visits the princess in the sandal pavilion; recto: text

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Folio from Haft paykar in Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: 4 columns, 13 lines; verso: illustration: Bahram Gur visits the princess in the sandal wood pavilion; from the manuscript F1908.199. Binding: The folio is bound with the rest of the manuscript in brown leather over paper pasteboards with …

S2018.1.60

Krishna fluting, folio from a Dasavatar series

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Beneath an arched bower exploding with blossoming creepers and flowers, Krishna, charmingly poised on one foot, entertains attentively adoring gopis with music from his flute. The painting’s vibrant colors, particularly the vivid red ground, and the ardently focused gazes of the lotus-eyed gopis attest to the powerful currents of emotion connecting the blue-skinned Krishna and …