Sculptured Figures of the Hindoo Mythology taken from the Pagoda & Choultry of Trimul Naig at Madura
Medium: Pencil and ink on paper
Folio 4 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: 'Sculptured Figures of the Hindoo Mythology taken from the Pagoda & Choultry of Trimul Naig at Madura.'
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.