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Untitled, Matsyavatara 1675 - 1700 1998.42.115

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, beetle thorax casing and gold on paper India, Punjab Hills, Basohli h 7 -7/8 x w 7 -5/8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A four-armed Vishnu comes out of the mouth of his incarnation as a fish and a demon in a shell appears dead in the water around him. The four vedas are seen seated on a lotus coming from Vishnu's navel.
 

The jina Nemi 17 century A.D. 1998.42.2.1

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Rajasthan, Bundi, sub-style h 10 -7/8 x w 5 -1/2 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Flanked by two crowned attendants holding fly whisks the nude blue Nemi stands under tree umbrellas in front of a tree. Two angel like winged figures shower him with white flower petals. In the foreground two figures beat drums flanking a white conch, a symbol of Nemi.
 

Khambhavati ragini 1680 - 1700 1998.42.27

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Drawing ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Amber h 11 x w 8 -1/8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

The four-headed Brahma sits in front of a fire with an attendant holding a fly whisk to the fight and a lady an attendant sits facing him against architecture. Two other ladies are in a garden below the terrace.
 

Untitled, composite camel 18 century A.D. 1998.42.37

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Eastern India, Murshidabad h 9 -7/8 x w 7 -1/2 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A lady playing a harp rides a composite camel which is lead by a horned demon.
 

Shah Shuja and his son Sultan Zaynul-Abidin 1658 1998.42.48

Creator/Collector: Ilyas Khan
Physical Description: Painting Ink, color wash, and gold on paper India, Mughal, Eastern India h 15 -11/16 x w 11 -1/2 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Shah Shuja holding a lance sits on a throne on a platform in the middle of his army facing his son Sultan Zaynul-Abidin, who approaches him.
 

Untitled, Shiva and Devi 1750 - 1775 1998.42.67

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Jammu or Kashmir h 11 -13/16 x w 9 -13/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Shiva with four arms sits on a lotus to the left and Devi also with four arms sits on a lotus to the right on a wide throne. Siva's bull and Devi's tiger are seen below the throne. A parasol is placed over each of the figures.
 

Lakshmanji 1780 - 1800 1998.42.90

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Karnataka, Mysore h 11 -5/8 x w 8 -1/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A four-armed blue jeweled male figure stands between smaller female figure.
 

Story of the Syamantaka gem 1780 - 1800 1998.42.103

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Central India, Datia h 12 -1/2 x w 17 -3/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Satrajit is given the gem by the sun at the extreme top left and the sage tells the story in a box at the center top. Satrajit's brother rides out wearing the gem at the left top and is killed by a lion which in turn is killed by the bear Jambavan. Krishna goes out searching for the bodies and then enters the cave of Jambavan at the left bottom and fights him. Krishna recovers the gem and returns to the city at the right with Jambavan's daughter as his bride.
 

Untitled, Wedding Scene 1690 1998.42.13

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Bikaner h 14 x w 10 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Wedding ceremony taking place under chamiana held up with palm fronds in courtyard with palace building behind. The ride and groom in red and gold walk around the fire with priest in white squatting next to it. Musicians and singers in the foreground and women seated in pavilion on the terrace above.
 

Untitled, three-quarter portrait of a lady 1680 - 1750 1999.38.7

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Mughal, Delhi h 15 -3/8 x w 11 -5/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Three-quarter view of a lady with one hand holding jewelry and the other raised to her bust. Set in elaborate gold and colored borders.
 

Untitled, portrait of a prince with a turban/ Untitled, a portrait of a young man 1883 - 1890 1998.42.153.a-b

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Drawing ink and color wash on paper India, Rajasthan, Company School h 11 x w 8 -1/4 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Sketch of a prince standing at a western style chair wearing an elaborate jeweled turban./ Full length drawing of a young bear-less youth wearing a tight turban and holding a sword in his left hand. Sketch of an elaborate piece of furniture to his left.
 

Young Man Killing a Snake on a Terrace latter 16 century A.D. 1973.11

Creator/Collector: Unknown; Mughal School
Physical Description: Drawing opaque watercolor, ink and goldleaf on paper India
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Purchased with the aid of funds from the Calvin K. and Doreen Townsend Foundation
 

Vishnu and Garuda Save the King of the Elephants (Gajendra Maksha) 1660 - 1670 1974.6

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: Painting gouache on paper India h 8 -1/2 x w 6 -1/4
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Museum purchase
 

Entrance Gate to Taj Mahal 1820 1998.42.102

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting Ink and color wash on paper India, Delhi-Agra, Company School h 10 -1/4 x w 14
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Te gateway to the Taj Mahal
 

Malavi ragini 1680 1998.42.116

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Sirohi h 11 x w 8
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A man and a woman embrace in a pavilion while there attendant stands to the side and looks away. Flowering trees beyond the building's roof and a row of flowering sprigs in the foreground.
 

Raja Ratan Sen, Padmavati, and the parrot Hiraman 1770 - 1790 1998.42.118

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Rajasthan, Sirohi h 11 -1/2 x w 10 -1/2
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Ratan Sen and Padmavati sit with the parrot between them in a pavilion.
 

Parshva first half 19 century A.D. 1998.42.128

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Mewar h 6 -11/16 x w 5
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

The green Parshva with a snake hood around his head sitting on a throne held aloft by a fourhanded goddess. The snakes Dharanendra and Padmavati have human figures coming out of their mouths. Against a orange ground set under a white curved arch.
 

Maharaja Raja [Gaja] Singh and courtiers 1747 1998.42.158

Creator/Collector: Ustad Abu, son of Hamid, ascribed
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Bikaner h 13 -9/16 x w 9 -3/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Maharaja Gaja Singh sits against a bolster on a small carpet on a carpeted terrace facing three courtiers who sit facing him. A standing servant and seated courtier are behind him. An elaborate hall to the right and lush vegetation behind the terrace with a garden with a fountain in the foreground.
 

Asavari ragini first quarter 18 century A.D. 1998.42.177

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Rajasthan, Bundi h 8 -13/16 x w 6
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A blue lady sits in a wild landscape with a snake in one hand and an ankusha (elephant goad made of flowers in the other. Various snakes and birds attend her.
 

Krishna and Gopis 1716 1998.42.215

Creator/Collector: Jagannath of Mewar (possibly)
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Mewar h 10 x w 8 -11/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall
 

untitled “Two princes visit an ascetic" 1650 - 1655 1998.42.3

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Mughal, Delhi-Agra h 11 -15/16 x w 8 -1/4
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Two princes kneel before a bearded ascetic in front of a hut.
 

Enthroned jina early 15- century A.D. 1998.42.42

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Early Western Indian Style, Gujarat-Rajasthan h 4 -5/16 x w 10 -1/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A jina sits on a tiered throne surrounded by ten figures, both mendicants and lay people, who adore him. The text is written in gold against a red ground and the entire folio is decorated.
 

An ascetic and a lady first quarter 19 century A.D. 1998.42.43

Creator/Collector: Svarup Ram
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Mewar, sub-style h 11 -1/2 x w 8 -3/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

An ascetic sits in front of a small pavilion by a lotus pond facing a lady. A cat and an attendant are in the pavilion and another cat is behind the lady. Distant view of city in background.
 

Untitled, Radha and Krishna by a lotus pond. 1800 1998.42.46

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh h 7 -3/4 x w 12
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Radha reclines on couch with a gopi at her head while Krishna kneels at the foot, by the side of a lotus pond. Lush vegetation behind them.
 

Krishna and Balarama take leave of their foster parents 1686 1998.42.70

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Central India, Malwa h 7 -5/12 x w 14 -1/4
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Devided into multiple registers on three levels, Krishna and Balarama are seen greeting various figure in the top, embracing various figures in the center and other figures ride off in bullock carts on the bottom
 

untitled, ladies on a terrace 1763 1998.42.84

Creator/Collector: Ustad Mahmud
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Bikaner h 12 -5/8 x w 9 -3/8
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Four ladies kneel on a terrace overlooking a lotus pond. One plays a vina-like instrument and another offers something to drink to another.
 

Untitled, Hanuman carrying Rama and Lakshman 1800 - 1840 1998.42.93

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Drawing Pounced drawing, ink on paper India, Punjab Hills h 9 -11/16 x w 8 -1/4
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

The monkey Hanuman striding on a demon carries small figures of Rama and Lakshman on his shoulders.
 

Sixteen Lucky Dreams of Queen Shiva 1625 - 1675 1998.42.104.1

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Marwar h 5 x w 11 -7/8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

The sixteen lucky dreams of Queen Shiva, Nemi's mother. Arranged in two rows of eight: an elephant, a bull, a lion, Lakshmi, two garlands, the moon, the sun, two fish. A full jar, a pond, an ocean, a throne, a heavenly vehicle, a mansion from the netherworld, a pile of jewels, and a fire.
 

Lustration of Nemi 1625 - 1675 1998.42.104.2

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Gujarat-Rajasthan, Early Western Indian Style h 5 -1/16 x w 11 -5/8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A blue Nemi sits on a stand between two crowned figures who pour water over his head from gold posts. A white crescent shape is beneath them and a zigzag river flows below. At the bottom dancers and musicians flank the stream. At the top to the left other crowned figures hand the water pots to the two who lustrate Nemi. On the right are a group of auspicious symbols.
 

A man on an elephant first quarter 18 century A.D. 1998.42.105

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting Ink and color wash, and on paper India, Rajasthan, Kotah h 6 -1/4 x w 7 -1/2
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A man holding an elephant goad sits on an elephant.
 

Patmanjari ragini 1740 1998.42.117

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh h 7 -1/2 x w 5
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A lady with her hand to her face sits with an old crone under a canopy on a terrace.
 

Untitled, a lady holds a flask 1720 - 1730 1998.42.121

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Bikaner h 6 x w 3 -11/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A standing lady holds a flask and a cup against a green background.
 

Malasri ragini first half 19 century A.D. 1998.42.135

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting India, Rajasthan, Jaipur h 11 -1/2 x w 7 -3/8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A lady holding pink lotuses sits on a terrace facing an attendant holding two more.
 

Untitled, Crowned Shiva with Uma and Nandi begin to mid 19 century A.D. 1998.42.137

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Punjab Hills, Kangra/Guler h 10 -5/8 x w 7 -5/12
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A dressed and crowned Shiva and Uma sit facing each other on a black inlayed platform in a garden divided into squares of flowers. Shiva's bull crouches int he foreground. In the hilly background a small figure sits meditating while another stands and worships the rising sun.
 

A nayak and nayika scene latter half 18 century A.D. 1998.42.149

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Drawing ink on paper India, Punjab Hills, Kangra h 8 -11/16 x w 10 -1/4
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

The nayak (hero) confronts the nayika (heroine) in a courtyard while walls zigzag to cut the scene into various compartments. A man stands at a doorway in the center and a groom waits with a saddled and bridled horse outside the door.
 

Untitled, a study of a seated man/ Untitled, a study of a woman 1825 - 1860 1998.42.151.a-b

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Drawing Ink, color wash, and gold on paper India, Karnataka, Mysore h 7 -1/8 x w 4 -3/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A mustachioed man sits with a pink handkerchief in his lap wearing a gold and black. turban/ There is a scribbled drawing of a head with jewels.
 

Untitled, Dipak raga 1700 1998.42.167

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Bikaner h 10 -3/8 x w 7 -7/8
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Man kneels on a rug before a pavilion with an awning attended by a lady. Lamps are lit in front of him and to the side
 

Khambhavati ragini 1750 1998.42.179

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Andhra Pradesh, Golconda h 11 -5/12 x w 7 -3/4
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

The four-headed Brahma sits enthroned by a sacrificial fire attended by a lady. The sky is full of stars.
 

Untitled, pigsticking 1650 1998.42.196

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Rajasthan, Savar h 6 -1/2 x w 10 -3/8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Two horsemen face each other and one swings a sword at and he other pierces a wild boar. Two dogs attack the animal as well.
 

Maharaja Sher Singh and courtiers 1841 - 1843 1998.42.208

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Punjab, Sikh, Lahore h 9 x w 11 -9/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Maharaja Sher Singh is seated against a bolster in an elaborate hall with three figures seated facing him, one unlabelled the others labeled Hira Singh and Sucet Singh. Behind the Maharaja sit Dhian Singh [?] and Gulab Singh. An attendant stand above them.
 

Untitled, The Slaying of Ravana and the release of Sita 1775 1998.42.40

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Drawing Ink and color wash on paper India, Punjab Hills, Kangra h 10 -3/4 x w 15 -5/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Sita is seen in captivity at the top left and Hanuman flies through the air towards the city. At the right, Ravana has been slain and his many heads are scattered. His wives grieve and Rama reassures them. To the left in the foreground Rama and Lakshman greet Sita who is accompanied by crowned monkeys. Other monkeys and bears and a crowned man surround them.
 

Untitled, Adoration of the Goddess 1750 - 1760 1998.42.57

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Punjab Hills, Guler h 8 -1/2 x w 11 -3/8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

The goddess sits outside of a hut on a mat with a deer in front of her and five figures approach her from the right. They are the fourheaded Brahma, the blue Vishnu, a mustached figure with a club, a sage (Narada) with a vina, and a young man.
 

Untitled, a Maratha and his wife first quarter 19 century A.D. 1998.42.77

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Tamilnad, Tanjore h 11 -1/16 x w 8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A man bare to the waist in a dhoti faces his wife wearing what appears to be a nine yard sari with no choli (blouse) against a plain blue background.
 

untitled, Matsyavatara latter half 18 century A.D. 1998.42.82

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting India, Punjab Hills or Kashmir h 7 -3/4 x w 5 -9/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Vishnu emerges from a large white fish with four arms surmounted by a multi headed snake hood. The demon who had stolen the Vedas sits on a shell.
 

Untitled, Buddha 1970s 1998.42.89

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on pipal leaf. India, Bombay h 7 -1/2 x w 5 -1/8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Buddha sits in mediation with flowers behind him.
 

Untitled, a prince at a well 1770 1998.42.91

Creator/Collector: Mola Ram (attributed)
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Punjab Hills, Garhwal h 10 -13/16 x w 7 -3/4 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A prince on horseback accepts some water from a pouted vessel offered by one of four ladies standing on the high well. Large tree above the well to the right and distant view of a town nestled up against a hill to the left.
 

Untitled, Rustam and the Black demon 18 century A.D. 1998.42.96

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Kashmir h 8 -5/8 x w 10 -7/8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Rustam on horseback lassoing a large black demon in a rocky landscape.
 

Battle scene between Krishna and Shiva 1863 1998.42.97

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Punjab Hills, Garhwal h 12 -1/16 x w 15 -3/8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Krishna and others in armor and in chariots with an army shoot arrows and a snake weapon towards a host of gods and demons including Shiva on his bull Nandi and with his children the six-headed Karttikeya and the elephant-headed Ganesha.
 

Birth of an Asurakumara latter half 16 century A.D. 1998.42.99.1

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Rajasthan, Sirohi h 4 -5/16 x w 10 -1/8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall
 

Universe in the shape of a man latter half 16 century A.D. 1998.42.99.2

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Rajasthan, Sirohi h 10 -1/8 x w 4 -1/4 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A human figure in the shape of the loka-akasha (the Jaina universe) stands with colored squares making pyramid shapes above and below his waist which represents the world of man.
 

Untitled, Ardhanarishvara first quarter 19 century A.D. 1999.15.10

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Punjab Hills, Kangra h 8 -1/2 x w 7 -5/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

Shiva as half man and half woman sits on a leopard skin under a tree.
 

Surajamala-ji, son of Rao Nirandasa first half 18 century A.D. 1999.15.11.1

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Devgarh h 21 -1/4 x w 8 -5/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

Surajamala-ji kneels holding a bow and arrow ready to shoot in a colorful landscape.
 

Untitled, the churning of the sea of milk. 1700 - 1740 1999.15.13

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Punjab Hills, Chamba or Mandi h 5 -1/8 x w 7 -1/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

A four-armed Vishnu sits on a lotus on top of the pillar like mountain which is placed on the back of the tortoise Kurma in the sea of milk. Using the mountain like a fulcrum and Vishnu's snake as a rope the gods stand to the left and the demons to the right. On the ground above the sea the various products of this churning are arranged.
 

Kamoda ragini 1770 1999.15.14

Creator/Collector: Mir Chand, attributed
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Eastern India, Lucknow h 6 -7/8 x w 8 -1/8
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

An ascetic sits on an animal skin on a rock with a tree behind him.
 

Untitled, a man drinks from a stream last quarter 18 century A.D. 1999.15.15

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Andhra Pradesh, Kurnool h 9 -5/12 x w 5 -11/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

A man stands in front of his horse and stoops over to drink from a stream. A tree with squirrels and birds arches into the plain background.
 

Untitled, Elephant 1720 - 1780 1999.15.16

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Drawing Ink, color wash, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Bundi h 8 x w 9
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

An elephant that has been chained to a post has lifted it out of the ground and hobbles off.
 

Navab Tarbiyyat Khan 1680 - 1700 1999.15.19

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh or Mughal h 11 -11/16 x w 8 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

Full length portrait of the haloed Navab Tarbiyyat Khan holding a crutch like arm rest.
 

The first five of Vishnu's Dasavatara (ten incarnations) begin to mid 19 century A.D. 1999.15.20.1

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting Incised palm-leaf darkened with charcoal dust and washes of color India, Eastern India, Orissa h 1 -9/16 x w 11 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

Contained in foliate arches, Matsya (the fish), Kurma (the tortoise), Varaha (the Boar), Narasimha (the Man-lion), and Vamana (the dwarf)
 

the second five of Vishnu's Dasavatara (ten incarnations) begin to mid 19 century A.D. 1999.15.20.2

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting Incised palm-leaf darkened with charcoal dust and washes of color India, Eastern India, Orissa h 1 -9/16 x w 11 -1/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

Contained in foliate arches, the blue Rama with a bow, the yellow Parashurama with an ax, the blue Krishna, the white Balarama, and Kalki mounted on a horse.
 

The Gods fight Mahishasura 1830 - 1845 1999.15.22

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Karnataka, Mysore h 11 -5/8 x w 7 -9/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

Numerous gods on their various mounts are arranged on the left confronting a larger group of demons surrounding the demon Mahisha in a golden chariot.
 

Yantra of Pancanguli 1425 1999.15.24

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on cloth India, Gujarat-Rajasthan, Early Western Indian Style h 9 -5/8 x w 9 -3/4 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

A multi-armed goddess sits in the center of inverted triangles and the center is encircled with text and sacred symbols. At each corner is a horrific god and the nine plants are seen in the spaces at the cardinal points. At the top are palm leaves with an eye to either side and an the bottom a Jaina monk offers obeisance.
 

Tipu Sultan first quarter 19 century A.D. 1999.15.25

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Karnataka, Mysore h 15 -1/8 x w 11 -13/16 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

Oval portrait of Tipu Sultan wearing a jeweled turban seated against a bolster.
 

Dipak raga 1725 - 1800 1999.15.2

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Eastern India, Oudh h 13 -7/8 x w 9 -1/4 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

A Man and woman sit in a pavilion on a terrace with lamps arranged before them.
 

Krishna and Radha first quarter 18 century A.D. 1999.15.5

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, gold, and silver on paper India, Rajasthan, Mewar h 5 x w 5 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

Radha and Krishna stand against a green ground with small gene scenes behind them: a gopa leads cows, a cow nurses her calf, and gopas play near a pond with fish.
 

A Sikh Carpenter 1863 1998.42.14

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Drawing ink and color wash on paper India, Punjab, Sikh h 9 -1/2 x w 7 -7/8
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A carpenter sits over a work box and is surrounded by his tools.
 

Sita restraining horsemen from doing battle with her sons 1825 - 1875 1998.42.166

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Maharashtra, Paithan h 11 x w 16 -1/4 inches
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Sita stands before a horse and confronts a large group of warriors, some mounted and carrying shields.
 

Untitled?, Festival of lights 1875 - 1925 1998.42.180

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Eastern India, Lucknow h 13 -1/8 x w 9 -3/4
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Ladies sit on a terrace at night with the distant sky full of fireworks.
 

Untitled, Vilaval ragini 1740 - 1760 1998.42.182.2

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Bikaner h 9 -1/2 x w 6 -3/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A blue skinned lady sits against bolsters in a courtyard while her attendant stands behind her. An elaborate pavilion is in the background.
 

Untitled, Krishna meets with Radha 1950 - 1975 1998.42.191

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, h 11 -3/4 x w 7 -1/4
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Krishna in a red bower with attendants looks at Radha and other gopis at the edge of a pond.
 

untitled, Krishna and gopis 1850 - 1900 1998.42.192

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Rajasthan, Jaipur h 12 -3/16 x w 8 -7/8
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Krishna dressed in white gestures towards a standing woman holding a stringed instrument. Three ladies with instruments stand behind him. The group is backed by tress and there is a pond with lotuses and egrets in the foreground.
 

Untitled, a prince at a well 1850 - 1900 1998.42.193

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Rajasthan, Jaipur h 12 -1/8 x w 8 -5/8
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A prince mounted on a horse accepts some water from a lady who stands with three other woman at a well. Distant view of white screened wall in the background and two huntsmen with deer and a hunting falcon int he foreground.
 

Sarmad, the Mystic late 17 century A.D. 1998.42.197

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Mughal, Delhi-Agra h 12 x w 8 -5/12
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Saint naked to the waist, wearing a red lower garment, sits in niche reading,
 

untitled, Krishna with gopis. 1840 - 1900 1998.42.198

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Jaipur h 8 -11/16 x w 12
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Krishna sits in a bower seated on a chair surrounded by gopis while the haloed Radha stands on a terrace with others.
 

untitled, The emperor Alamgir [Aurangzeb] first half 18 century A.D. 1998.42.199

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting India, Mughal, Delhi-Agra h 11 x w 7 -15/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Bust portrait of the haloed Emperor Alamgir (r. 1658-1707) holding a turban jewel against a dark background. Framed with elaborate borders.
 

Untitled, Krishna with attendants first quarter 18 century A.D. 1998.42.1

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Punjab Hills, Mankot h 8 -1/16 x w 5 -1/2
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Krishna sits under a tree with an attendant holding a fly-whisk behind him as another figure offers him a pot.
 

untitled, Ahmad Shah on throne first quarter 19 century A.D. 1998.42.200

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Eastern India, Lucknow h 12 -5/16 x w 7 -15/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

The Mughal emperor Ahmad Shah (r. 1748-1754) seated on throne with attendant to either side. Mounted in decorated borders in gold.
 

untitled, Enthroned ruler 1875 - 1900 1998.42.201

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Delhi? h 12 -5/16 x w 7 -15/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Ruler seated on a throne in elaborate garden setting with three attendants. elaborate gold floral border, with some color added.
 

untitled, Akbar in a Hunting tent latter half 18 century A.D. 1998.42.202

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Mughal, Delhi-Agra h 10 -5/16 x w 9
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Akbar stands in a tent with a falcon on his arm attended by three men and three small children painted in diminished scale.
 

untitled “Princess, attendants, and yogini" latter half 18 century A.D. 1998.42.203

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting India, Mughal, Delhi-Agra h 9 -15/16 x w 6 -1/8
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A princess sits against a bolster flanked by two attendants opposite a yogini playing a vina.
 

untitled, Krishna with Gopis 1780 - 1810 1998.42.205

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Bikaner h 11 x w 8 -3/8
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Krishna sports with gopis outside a pavilion with a row of trees and a stormy sky behind them. Elaborate foliate borders.
 

Kedara ragini 1750 - 1770 1998.42.206

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Jaipur h 12 -3/8 x w 10 -1/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Ascetic meets with a prince between two pavilions. Musician and horse with groom in the foreground.
 

Kansa, the king of Mathura orders demons into his presence early 17 century A.D. 1998.42.209

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Popular Mughal h 6 -5/16 x w 7 -1/2
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

The king Kamsa sits in a pavilion with a lady holding a fly-whick behind him and greets a mendicant. Outside stand four fanciful demons.
 

Desaberari ragini 1730 1998.42.210

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Kotah h 10 -5/8 x w 7 -11/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Courtier with a lady who turns from him sit in a pavilion with steps going up its side to the roof.
 

Fourteen lucky dreams latter half 15- century A.D. 1998.42.211

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Gujarat-Rajasthan, Early Western Indian Style h 4 -5/12 x w 10 -5/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Divided into three registers, Queen Trishala dreams of fourteen things which are depicted in the space to the right of her and in rows in the two other registers.
 

Karnati ragini 1680 - 1700 1998.42.212

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Punjab Hills, Basohli h 7 -3/4 x w 8 -1/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Karnati sits playing a stringed instrument facing another female musician playing another stringed instrument. A attendant stands to the right holding a fly-whisk.
 

Untitled, Shiva's family 1730 1998.42.213

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Bundi or Kotah h 11 -7/8 x w 8 -5/12
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Shiva sits on a tiger skin in a cave and Parvati kneels before him with her hands in namaskar. A red colored Ganesha stands behind her holding a fly-whisk. In the foreground Shiva's bull, Nandi< and Parvati's tiger recline against green grounds encircled by rock split in the center to let the water [the river Ganges] flow from Shiva's locks.
 

Untitled, Krishna kills an enemy early 17 century A.D. 1998.42.214

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Popular Mughal h 6 -1/2 x w 10 -11/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

To the left, Krishna drawing a bow stands before a large golden bird (Garuda?). Balarama and another figure with a bow stand above Krishna and the bird. To the right a chariot with a horse dead in its traces and two dead bodies in he center and one with a severed head to the far right. In the middle a dying crowned demon who has had most of his many arms shot off by Krishna still raises his last one in defiance.
 

Thakur Sangram Singh first quarter 18 century A.D. 1998.42.216

Creator/Collector: Usta[d] Isa, ascribed
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Bikaner h 9 -5/8 x w 6 -5/12
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

The Thakur sits on a terrace smoking a hookah with a pot of betel leaves before him and a sword and shield arranged below him in the foreground. Flowering sprigs are seen over the balcony framing the figure of the man.
 

Untitled, Shuja-ud-daula, Navab of Oudh 1774 - 1785 1998.42.21

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Drawing ink and color wash on paper India, Eastern India, Lucknow or Faizabad h 8 x w 5 -3/4
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Shuja-ud-daula stands with one hand hanging down. A second study for the hand is to the side as is a study for his right hand holding a sword hilt.
 

Untitled, ladies on a terrace 1780 - 1830 1998.42.32

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Provincial Mughal h 9 -5/12 x w 7 -1/8
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Four ladies play a board game on a terrace against an elaborately decorated pavilion with an awning. Small tables with perfumes and fruits surround them.
 

untitled, Historical page 1630 - 1650 1998.42.6

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India h 11 -3/16 x w 7 -3/8
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Courtiers in a landscape looking to the proper left.
 

Maharaja Kishore Das of Sivapur 1730 - 1760 1998.42.7

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Central India, Gwalior? h 11 x w 8 -11/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Kishore Das sits against a bolster with a smaller one at his side all of the same pattern as the carper. He holds prayer beads in his right hand and a flower in his upraised left hand. His sword and shield lie in the foreground and an attendant stands behind him apparently on the other side of the terrace.
 

Untitled, a girl smokes a hookah last quarter 18 century A.D. 1998.42.8

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh h 6 x w 4 -3/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

A girl sits in a chair smoking a hookah on a terrace with vegetation behind the terrace.
 

Untitled, A Sage teaches and a depiction of a fable 15 century A.D. 1998.42.9.1

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink and gouache on paper India, Delhi-Jaunpur, Early Western Indian Style h 4 -11/16 x w 11 -5/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

The register to the left has a sage teaching to three smaller figures placed in two registers. The register to the right has birds arranged around a flowering tree.
 

Parashurama and Bharata's visit/ Rama meets Viradha, Ari and Anusya begin to mid 19 century A.D. 1999.15.6.a-b

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting Incised palm-leaf darkened with charcoal dust and washes of color India, Eastern India, Orissa h 2 -7/8 x w 16 -1/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Jean Marshall

Description

Rama fights Parashurama while Sita and Lakshman stand behind him on the left and Bharata visits Rama, Lakshman and Sita on a hill to the right./ Rama fights Viradha dressed in armor with Sita and Lakshman behind him on the left and Rama and Sita (both seated) meet Atri and Anusya on the right.
 

Solomon's throne/ Untiled, Decorative chapter heading 17 century A.D. 1998.42.95.a- b

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper Iran or Afghanistan h 11 -1/4 x w 6 -15/16
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

Solomon sits on his throne in discussion with a holy man and surrounded by attendants and animals./ Three columns of nastaliq text with an illuminated heading above, surrounded by decorated border.
 

Shah Jahan striking a lion 1680 1998.42.12

Creator/Collector: unknown, India
Physical Description: Drawing ink and color wash on paper India, Mughal, Delhi or Lahore h 9 x w 8
Contributing Institution: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Custodial History

Gift of Jean and Francis Marshall

Description

As a lion mauls a man Shah Jahan raises a sword to kill the lion who has a man's head in its mouth. Another man spears the lion, a third draws his sword, while a fourth falls back and a fifth runs away.