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    Worshipping Women

    Worshipping Women: Power and Devotion in Indian Painting
    June 27, 2016 - March 26, 2017

    Female power and its personifications hold an important place in Hindu devotional practices.In this intimate exhibition, a selection of paintings from the museum’s collection focuses on three aspects of female power: as devout worshipers; as goddesses and consorts to male gods; and as ascetics (yoginis).

    Place of Origin: India
    Date Made: approx. 1840
    Materials: Opaque watercolors on paper
    Object Number: B87D18
    Place of Origin: India
    Date Made: approx. 1700-1750
    Materials: Opaque watercolors on paper
    Object Number: B84D6
    Place of Origin: India
    Date Made: approx. 1800
    Materials: Opaque watercolors on paper
    Object Number: B84D10
    Place of Origin: India
    Date Made: approx. 1750
    Materials: Painted wood
    Object Number: 1988.53.1
    Place of Origin: India
    Date Made: approx. 1750-1775
    Materials: Opaque watercolors on paper
    Object Number: 1996.8
    Place of Origin: Northern India
    Date Made: approx. 1800-1900
    Materials: Opaque watercolors on paper
    Object Number: F2003.34.17
    Place of Origin: India
    Date Made: approx. 1825-1875
    Materials: Ink and colors on paper
    Object Number: 2013.17.3.a-.b
    Place of Origin: India
    Date Made: approx. 1720-1730
    Historical Period: Mughal period (1526-1858)
    Materials: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
    Object Number: 2016.126
    Place of Origin: India
    Date Made: approx. 1760
    Materials: Opaque watercolors on paper
    Object Number: B84D3
    Place of Origin: India
    Date Made: approx. 1880
    Materials: Opaque watercolors and gold on paper
    Object Number: 2004.47
    Place of Origin: India
    Date Made: approx. 1680
    Materials: Opaque watercolors on paper
    Object Number: 2004.75
    Place of Origin: India
    Date Made: approx. 1800
    Materials: Opaque watercolors on paper
    Object Number: 2010.16