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Sculpture in the Goddess Temple and in the Tirupurattikesvara Temple, Tripurattikam, Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh

Sculpture in the Goddess Temple and in the Tirupurattikesvara Temple, Tripurattikam, Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh

Artist: Anonymous

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1800

Shelfmark: WD1065

Item number: f.7

Length: 45.7

Width: 28.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Watercolour drawing of the sculpture in the Goddess Temple and in the Tripurantakeswara Temple at Tripurantikam in the Prakasam District of Andhra Pradesh, from an album of 56 sheets of drawings (60 folios) mainly of miscellaneous architecture and sculpture in the Deccan and S. India, dated 1793-1806 from the MacKenzie Collection. Some drawings are by MacKenzie himself, others by his draftsmen, including C. Ignatio.

The Tripurantakeswara Temple, situated on a hillock, is a very ancient shrine dedicated to Shiva and is considered to be the Eastern gate to Srisailam. This drawing depicts some figures carved in the temple.

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