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Drawn from Courtly India

Philadelphia Museum of Art

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The Conley Harris and Howard Truelove Collection

This exhibition presents an assortment of masterful drawings from the royal courts of northern India. Carefully and lovingly amassed by artist Conley Harris and architectural designer Howard Truelove, the collection features practice sketches, preparatory drawings, subtly modeled scenes, and lightly colored compositions created between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. Read more.

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(c. 1780), India (Kangra, Punjab Hills, Himachal Pradesh)

Two Archers (c. 1780), India (Kangra, Punjab Hills, Himachal Pradesh)

(c. 1720–30, with later additions), India (Jodhpur or Bikaner, Rajasthan)

A Prince and Courtiers in a Garden (c. 1720–30, with later additions), India (Jodhpur or Bikaner, Rajasthan)

(c. 1760), India (Guler, Punjab Hills, Himachal Pradesh)

Devi and the Shakti Forces Attack Nishumbha, Shumbha, and Their Army (c. 1760), India (Guler, Punjab Hills, Himachal Pradesh)

(late 18th century), India (Bikaner, Rajasthan)

Walking Vaishnava Disciples (late 18th century), India (Bikaner, Rajasthan)

(c. 1780), India (Kangra, Punjab Hills, Himachal Pradesh)

The Birth of Krishna (c. 1780), India (Kangra, Punjab Hills, Himachal Pradesh)

(c. 1790), India (Guler, Punjab Hills, Himachal Pradesh)

A Nobleman and His Family in a Pavilion (c. 1790), India (Guler, Punjab Hills, Himachal Pradesh)

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