Heramba Ganapati: Esoteric Form of Ganesha

India, Rajasthan, Mewar school

An Esoteric Form of Ganesha (Heramba Ganapati), the God of Good Fortune, early 18th century

Opaque watercolors and gold on paper

18 x 10 3/4 in. (45.7 x 27.3 cm)

Acquired through the George and Mary Rockwell Fund


India, Punjab Hills, Kangra or Guler

Vibhishana surrenders and is anointed by Lakshmana, page from a Ramayana, 1775–1800

Opaque watercolors, silver, and gold on paper

8 1/8 x 11 7/8 in. (20.6 x 30.2 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Baekeland


India, Gujarat

Jain Cosmological Diagram of the World of Mortals, 18th century

Opaque watercolors on paper and cloth

29 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (74.9 x 69.9 cm)

Museum Associates Purchase Fund


India, Delhi

Two chained prisoners, page from the Fraser Album, ca. 1816–20

Gouache on paper

7 7/8 x 12 5/8 in.

Acquired through the George and Mary Rockwell Fund

2013.007 a


India, Bengal

Lakshmi, Durga, and Sita with Rama, ca. 1862

Watercolors on paper

7 7/8 x 12 7/8 in. (20 x 32.7 cm)

Acquired through the George and Mary Rockwell Fund