Back to shop Rajasthani Miniatures: The Welch Collection from the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University Art Museums Email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter $ 15.00 Stuart Cary Welch Published in 1997 ISBN 0-942324-10-2 48 pages 8 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. 11 color and 18 b&w illustrations Paper Published by the Drawing Center, New York These colorful paintings and drawings from Rajasthan, in rural northwest India, are populated with gods, humans, and animals in dramatic and sometimes amusing interaction. They were made for Rajputs, members of the second Hindu caste. Selected from the collection of Stuart Cary Welch and introduced by his lively essay “Where the Peacock Dances,” they date from the ﬁfteenth through the nineteenth century and reﬂect historical changes in style and theme as well as distinctions in approach among diﬀerent Rajput kingdoms. The catalogue, which accompanies an exhibition at the Drawing Center in New York (April 16–June 7, 1997), includes an introduction by Ann Philbin, a foreword by James Cuno, a checklist of the exhibition (75 works), and a bibliography. If there is no purchase link above, please call (617) 495-7066 to place an order.