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Strange and Wondrous: Prints of India from the Robert J. Del Bontà Collection

European Encounters with Ascetics



“Penitents wash in the river Ganges”
“Forms of Saints or Vagabonds”
“Of the Faquirs… and of their Pennances”
Indiaansche pagoden en schrikkelyke boetdoeningen of lichaams kwellingen der fakirs
(Indian pagodas and the bodily torments of Fakirs)

“Divers Pagods and the Penitence of the Faquirs”
“Hindoos in various attitudes of Penance under the great Banian Tree of India”
“Bedel en Slacht Papen Afgoden der Mexicane”
(Mendicants, Sacrifices, Priests, and the Deities of Mexicans)

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