18th November 2021

Exhibitions list


  • Artists as Collectors, Leicester Galleries, London, 1963


  • Indian Drawings and Sketches: 16th through 19th centuries, Asia House Gallery, New York City, 1976; Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976; Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, the Avery Brundage Collection, San Francisco, California, 1976


  • Indian Drawing: An exhibition chosen by Howard Hodgkin, Hayward Gallery, London, 1983; Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, 1983; Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry, 1983; Bolton Museum and Art Gallery, Bolton, 1983; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, 1983


  • Indian Paintings and Drawings from the Collection of Howard Hodgkin, British Museum, London, 1991; Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 1991; Museum Zeitberg, Zürich, 1992; Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1992; Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, 1995
  • The Primacy of Drawing: An Artist’s View, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, 1991; City Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent, 1991; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, 1992
  • Pahari Masters: Court Painters of Northern India, Museum Reitberg, Zürich, 1992
  • Oriental Medicine, Etnografisch Museum, Antwerp, 1995
  • The Vision of Kings: Art and experience in India, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1995; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1996
  • Indian Miniatures and Paintings from the 16th to the 19th Century: The Collection of Howard Hodgkin [India Miniature e Dipinti dal XVI al XIX Secolo: La Collezione di Howard Hodgkin], Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona, 1997
  • Gods, Kings and Tigers: The Art of Kotah, Asia Society Art Galleries, New York, 1997; Harvard University Art Museums, 1997; Museum Reitberg, Zürich, 1997 
  • Indian Court Painting: 16th – 19th Centuries, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997
  • Dancing to the Flute: Music and Dance in Indian Art, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia, 1997
  • Devi: The Great Goddess, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 1999
  • Drawn from Artists’ Collections, Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, 1999


  • The Adventures of Hamza: Painting and storytelling in Mughal India, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 2002; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, 2002; The Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2003; Museum Reitberg, Zürich, 2003
  • Encounters: The Meeting of Asia and Europe 1500 – 1800, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2004
  • Kingdom of the Sun: Indian Court and Village Art from the Princely State of Mewar, Asia Art Museum, San Francisco, 2007
  • The Ramayana – India’s Great Epic, British Library, London, 2008


  • The Indian Portrait, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2010
  • The Way of the Master – The Great Artists of India, 1100 – 1900, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2011
  • Visions of Mughal India: The Collection of Howard Hodgkin, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2012; National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff, 2013; Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, 2015
  • Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector, Barbican Art Gallery, London, 2015; The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, 2016


  • Indian Skies: The Howard Hodgkin Collection of Indian Court Painting, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, 2024