Keywords: Ralph and Catherine Benkaim collection

130 objects
S2018.1.29

Wedding Ceremony with Brahma in Attendance

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This painting depicts a wedding ceremony with Brahma in attendance. Holding hands, the couple sits under a canopy of leaves that is supported by posts made from pots stacked one on top of another.

S2018.1.65

Devi Tripurasundari, folio from a Mahavidya series

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Seated on the pale white naked body of Shiva, the four-armed black skinned Devi holds a whisk, scissors, gold lota and white cup. She is clad in conventional skirt and top and a transparent shawl and wears a golden crown and lavish jewels. The couple are set on a raised marble platform with a canopy …

S2018.1.28

Woman gazing at warrior

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This painting depicts a woman inside an arched window gazing at a warrior who carries a sword and a rope.