Christabel Anderson is one of our collaborators on the Orthodox Art Journal.  She is a British Iconographer and Manuscript Illuminator to whom was recently attributed the prestigious QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) Craft award.   That someone who considers herself…Read more →

Horse - Power Miniature painting of a Persian horse in hand made watercolour paints, with shell gold, emeralds and rubies on tea stained wasli paper.

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Navaratnam – Nine Gems of Pushti Philosophy – Gujarati Lyrics

Hanuman carrying the mountain. Illustration for a persian translation of the Hindu epic the Ramayana, 1597-1605. Mughal India.

marsiouxpial: “Persian translation of a Ramayana late century Zayn al’-‘Abidin , (Indian, Mughal dynasty Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper H: W: cm Northern India (via South.

Two women and a peacock, Gujara Ragini, anonymous, 1780 - 1799Rijksmuseum Netherlands

2 Indian women and a peacock, Gujara Ragini, anonymous, 1780 - 1799 Rijksmuseum Netherlands

vintageindianclothing:  Rasamandala aka the circle dance of Krishna and the gopis. Jaipur, 1750. Note the full skirts and voluminous upper drape of the 18th century  A fuller version of the painting here.  Pic Source.

Rasamandala aka the circle dance of Krishna and the gopis. Jaipur, Note the full skirts and voluminous upper drape of the century A fuller version of the painting here.

Rama and sita in a palanquin with hanuman Probably Bikaner, North India, circa 1800

Rama and sita in a palanquin with Hanuman Probably Bikaner, North India, circa 1800

Shiva and family.  Present Location: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan. Location: Kangra, Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh, India Date: ca 1790 - 1800 CE.

Shiva and family. Present Location: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan. Location: Kangra, Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh, India Date: ca 1790 - 1800 CE.

Hamid Rahmanian (Iranian, born 1968), Kay Kavous Reaches for the Heavens, from Shahnameh: The Epic of Persian Kings, 2013

Hamid Rahmanian (Iranian, born Kay Kavous Reaches for the Heavens, from Shahnameh: The Epic of Persian Kings, 2013

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