Buddha Head, Gandhara, 4th century, gray schist
Dhanvantari's Blessing, Kapoor Galleries
March 14-25, 2022
Opening party: Wednesday, March 16, 5-8pm
Kapoor Galleries presents Dhanvantari’s Blessing for Asia Week New York 2022. Highlights of the exhibition include a delicately rendered Company School painting of a great Indian fruit bat; an illustration from the “large” Guler-Basohli Bhagavata Purana series by the first generation after Manaku and Nainsukh; a splendid Mughal khanjar with bejewelled jade hilt; and two vibrant paintings from a unique Nepalese Bhagavata Purana series.
The gallery exhibition will consist of the aforementioned highlights, along with many fine Indian miniature paintings and arms as well, as a carefully-curated selection of sculptures from India, Nepal, and Tibet. A virtual exhibition space will display all of the additional Indian and Himalayan artworks contained within our 2022 catalog, Dhanvantari’s Blessing.
First generation after Manaku and Nainsukh, An illustration from the “large” Guler-Basohli Bhagavata Purana series: Satadhanva, Akrura and Kratvarma in discussion, Punjab Hills, ca. 1760-65, opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper
When not visiting Kapoor Galleries in person, their website has a wealth of engaging virtual exhibitions to enjoy. To visit these online shows, click here. For more information about the gallery, click here.