Subject: architecture

584 objects
S2019.3.1940

Tea Garden

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S2019.3.499

Moss Garden

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S2018.1.72

Abhisarika Nayika

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In this painting, Radha represents an abhisarika, a woman who fearlessly braves the dangers of the night to meet her lover. Beneath clouds bristling with lightening and in a driving rain, Radha hurries across a rocky landscape, bunching her skirt up to keep it dry, even as snakes coil around her ankles. Four demons, one …

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 …