The Jack Daulton Collection
Antique & Ethnographic Art

 Jain Tirthankara 

painting, Jaipur, 

early 20th century


Jain Tirthankara (probably Vasupujya), an enlightened being

pigment (probably gouache) and gold leaf on paper

circa first half 20th century

Rajasthan, India

framed under glass

framed dimensions: 44,5 x 34,5 cm

acquired in Jaipur, India, by Jack Daulton

This Jain icon depicts one of the 24 Jain Tirthankaras, probably Vasupujya, the 12th Tirthankara, who, in Jain iconography, is depicted with red skin.  This painting was part of a set of 24, and The Daulton Collection contains one other example from the set, "Indian Jain painting 2," below.


The Daulton Collection