The Mahavira As A Perfected Being

Historical period(s)
1411
School
Jain School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 9.3 x 28.7 cm (3 11/16 x 11 5/16 in)
Geography
India, Gujarat
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Page
Accession Number
S1985.2.59
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript folio

Keywords
bull, deer, India, Jainism, lion, Mahavira, peacock, snake, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Charles and Catherine Page

Published References
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. A Volume of Homage: A Jain Manuscript, 1411. vol. 1, no. 3 New York, Summer 1988. pp. 38-56.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 2A, p. 45.
  • John E. Cort. Framing the Jina: Narratives of Icons and Idols in Jain History. New York. pp. 115-116, fig. 3.1.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum