List of illustrations

  • Pair of lokapalas (heavenly guardians)
  • The Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup
  • Takenouchi no Sukune Meets the Dragon King of the Sea
  • Curator Anne Bromberg lectures in the galleries
  • Families in the David T. Owsley Galleries of South Asian Art
  • Families in the David T. Owsley Galleries of South Asian Art
  • Activities in the David T. Owsley Galleries of South Asian Art
  • David Owsley, curator Anne Bromberg, and former director John R. Lane
  • Modern column, Sarnath, depicting the lion capital and pillar of Ashoka
  • Dancing Shiva, temple sculpture
  • Great Stupa at Sanchi, detail
  • Classical Indian dancers at Khajuraho
  • Kandariya Mahadeo temple in Khajuraho
  • The Gupta Empire, c. 414
  • India to 1526: A Timeline
  • Humped bull (zebu, or Bos indicus)
  • Standing Mother Goddess
  • Standing Mother Goddess, reverse
  • Plaque of a goddess
  • Pillar fragment with female figure
  • Pillar figure
  • Pillar figure, detail
  • Ritual vessel
  • Head of Buddha
  • Padmapani
  • Bust of a bodhisattva
  • Figure of an atlant
  • Maitreya
  • Relief with scenes from the life of Buddha
  • Buddha receiving alms
  • Tympanum with Maitreya and Shakyamuni
  • Thinking Bodhisattva
  • Temple sculptures at Khajuraho, detail
  • Male torso
  • Stone capital
  • Uma-Maheshvara
  • Architectural fragment with a head
  • Agni
  • Ritual fire in a Hindu temple
  • Relief of a male deity
  • Doorjamb
  • Personification of the river Jamuna
  • Attendant of Vishnu with discus
  • Celestial female
  • Sculpture of dancing figure, Mount Abu
  • Dancing figure
  • Jina
  • Jambhala
  • Ganesha
  • Model of the Mahabodhi Temple, 3/4 view
  • Model of the Mahabodhi Temple
  • The Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya
  • Meenakshi temple, detail
  • Nataraja sculpture
  • Shiva Nataraja
  • Shiva Nataraja, detail
  • Shiva Nataraja, detail
  • Shiva Nataraja, detail
  • Shiva Nataraja, detail
  • Chandrashekhara Shiva
  • Nandi
  • Temple sculpture depicting Shiva and Parvati riding Nandi, detail
  • Indian zebu bull in Varanasi
  • Uma-Maheshvara
  • Durga
  • Durga Mahishasuramardini
  • Ten-Armed Durga Slaying the Demon Mahisha
  • Vishnu as Varaha in the Udayagiri caves
  • Vishnu as Varaha
  • Vishnu as Varaha at Khajuraho
  • Vishnu and attendants
  • Hari-Hara
  • Lakshmi
  • Lakshmi, detail
  • Humayun’s tomb
  • Tomb of Tipu Sultan
  • Main Gate (darwaza) to the Taj Mahal, detail
  • Taj Mahal, detail
  • The Mughal Empire, 1707
  • India from 1526 to 1950: A Timeline
  • Durga
  • Virabhadra
  • Architectural brackets
  • Palace at Fatehpur Sikri outside of Agra
  • Overdoor panel from a Shiite mosque
  • Architectural panel
  • Pair of jali screens
  • Shrine
  • Ceremonial elephant
  • Scepter
  • Scepter, detail
  • Finial for a bed or throne
  • Throne leg
  • Hookah base
  • Folding backgammon board
  • Game counter box
  • Chess piece
  • Lady enticing a peacock with a strand of pearls
  • Lady on a terrace with a hookah
  • Krishna spies Radha bathing in a garden
  • Maharana Sarup Singh in procession, dressed for battle
  • The Sufi saint Hazrat Ghans al-Azam
  • Portrait of a noblewoman
  • Portrait of a nobleman holding a pink rose
  • A prince holding a falcon
  • Intoxicated ascetics
  • A procession, probably of princes going to Damayanti’s svayamvara
  • Lady playing the vina with her attendants
  • Layla visits Majnun
  • Thali (pendant)
  • Necklace with pendant of Ganesha
  • Hair braid ornament
  • Arm band
  • Necklace
  • Turban ornament
  • Bazu band
  • Bazu band
  • Bazu band, full length view
  • Buckle
  • Whistle pendant
  • Pair of elephant-head bangles
  • Pair of ankle bracelets
  • Sword hilt
  • Sword or dagger hilt
  • Qatar (dagger)
  • Khanjar (dagger with sheath)
  • Qatar (dagger)
  • Vase
  • Bowl
  • Plate
  • Sunset through the branches of a Ficus religiosa tree
  • Yab-yum temple sculpture
  • Monastic dancer
  • Monastic dancer
  • Circumambulating a temple
  • Monk meditating on stupa
  • Buddhist monks working on texts
  • Tibet and the Tibetan Cultural Sphere, c. 1914
  • The Spread of Buddhism from its Origins to the Himalayas: A Timeline
  • Padmapani
  • Kadampa stupa
  • Swayambhu stupa
  • Relief with four goddesses
  • Relief with four goddesses, detail
  • Maitreya
  • Figure of a lama
  • Mahasiddha
  • Simhavaktra
  • Green Tara
  • Vajrabhairava
  • Palden Lhamo
  • Palden Lhamo, detail
  • Manjushri
  • Aureole crossbar with garuda
  • Vajravarahi
  • Palden Lhamo
  • Palden Lhamo, detail
  • Palden Lhamo, detail
  • Mahottara Heruka
  • Buddha Shakyamuni
  • Conch shell
  • Seal
  • Stupa
  • Two plaques from a Tantric dancer’s bone apron
  • Teacup stand and lid
  • Pair of finials
  • Ritual dagger (purba)
  • Five-skull diadem
  • Ritual dance masks in storage
  • Initiation crown
  • Bodhnatha stupa
  • Bhairava collar necklace
  • Mask of Bhairava
  • Pair of snow lions
  • Pair of snow lions, detail
  • Jeweled plaque
  • Jeweled plaque, detail
  • Sculpture of the Buddha
  • Angkor Wat
  • Dancers performing a Ramayana story
  • Southeast Asia and the Kingdom of Srivijaya, c. 1200
  • Southeast Asia from 500 BCE to 1900: A Timeline
  • Monumental head, the Bayon
  • Relief
  • Devatas
  • Monumental bodhisattva head, the Bayon
  • Temple and moat
  • Buddha (possibly Maitreya)
  • Linga
  • Head of a deity
  • Head of a deity, 3/4 view
  • Rearing lion
  • Female figure
  • Mahakaruna Lokeshvara
  • Lokeshvara
  • Mahakaruna Lokeshvara
  • Asura
  • Buddha
  • Corner relief with devatas
  • Palanquin fitting, detail
  • Buddhist triad
  • Palanquin hook
  • Conch shell and stand
  • Palanquin ring
  • Palanquin ring, detail
  • Palanquin fitting
  • Base
  • Bell
  • Lakshmi
  • Buddha
  • Modern sculpture of the Buddha
  • Standing Buddha
  • Buddha
  • Garuda palanquin finial
  • Enshrined Buddha
  • Dragon finial
  • Buddha head
  • Deity
  • Ancestor figure
  • Ganesha
  • Head of Buddha
  • Head of Buddha
  • Buddha Shakyamuni
  • Parade saddle
  • Kinnara
  • Baby Krishna sucking his toe
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~~Since the acquisition of the Tibetan Manjushri sculpture in 1955, the Dallas Museum of Art has collected, exhibited, and championed the arts of South and Southeast Asia. From numerous early exhibitions of Asian art at the DMA, culminating in The Arts of Man international exhibition in 1962, from which...
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~~At the time of this publication the South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Near Eastern collections at the Dallas Museum of Art consist of over 450 works, ranging from fine examples of the Islamic arts of Turkey, Syria, and Iran to important works of Indian, Himalayan, Khmer, and Thai art. The path to this impressive collection, which we...
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~~The wherewithal of the Dallas Museum of Art to realize this beautiful catalogue is due to the efforts of the collector and scholar David T. Owsley. For over two decades, Owsley has worked in tandem with the DMA to build an exceptional collection of South Asian art. His name must join the ranks of those distinguished museum...
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The history of art in India goes back thousands of years. Traditional arts are also still living cultural traditions, essential to rituals and religious practices, and integrated into daily life. Many motifs in Indian art have survived without significant change over millennia...
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~~The era of the Mughals in South Asia spans several centuries, from the early sixteenth to the later nineteenth centuries, and refers to a Muslim dynastic empire that ruled from northern India. The Mughals are renowned for their lavish patronage of the arts and architecture. The age of the Mughals also was a time when many independent...
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~~Buddhism began with the life of the Buddha (Enlightened One), Siddhartha Gautama (c. 566–486 BCE), who was also called Shakyamuni (sage of the Shakya clan). Brought up in an early variety of Vedic Hinduism, he was born a prince, and his family’s kingdom consisted of a small area in present-day Nepal and India....
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~~The rich and complex civilization that developed in India, with its diverse religious beliefs and lavish art and architecture, influenced many other Asian cultures. Traders and missionaries from South Asia, some Hindu and many Buddhist, traveled across Southeast Asia, making settlements that were reached both by land and by sea....
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