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Inscribed in ink: This Volume contains 51 Drawings

Inscribed in ink: This Volume contains 51 Drawings

Artist: Anonymous

Medium: Pencil and ink on paper

Date: 1801

Shelfmark: WD1063

Item number: f.1

Length: 37.1

Width: 24.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Folio 1 from an 'Album of 51 drawings (57 folios) of buildings, sculpture and paintings in the temple and choultry of Tirumala Nayyak at Madura, c.1801-05'. Inscribed in ink: 'This Volume contains 51 Drawings'

Each picture is inscribed with a title in ink and number in red ink. There were created by an anonymous artist working in the South India/Madurai style, c. 1801-1805 and are mainly details from the elaborately carved columns that dot the Minakshi Sundareshvara Temple complex in Madurai.

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