We're celebrating color this week (September 30–October 4, 2013) in a series of Pinterest boards focusing on different hues found in our collections. Here we collect some notable yellow works. Explore color further in the Harvard Art Museums magazine, Index: harvardartmuseums.org/index
Rama's Brother Pulling a Thorn from His Foot, India, Pahari, c. 1700-10, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.
Yi Ha-ûng (also known as Tae-wôn-kun), Ode to the Orchid, c. 1890, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.
Buddhist Triad: Amitabha Buddha Seated on a Lotus Throne with His Hands Held in the 'Bhûmisparsa-mudrâ' and Flanked by Two Standing Bodhisattvas, Presumably Avalokitesvara and Mahasthamaprapta, mid-15th century, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.
Eishôsai Chôki, Courtesan Somenosuke of the Matsubaya (Matsubaya uchi Somenosuke), from the series "Beauties of the Yoshiwara" (Seirô bijin awase), Mid to Late Edo period, circa 1780-1805, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Virgil Reading the Aeneid to Augustus (Study for "Tu Marcellus Eris"), 1850, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.