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Sri Virupaksheswara swami

  • Object:

    Popular print

  • Place of origin:

    Hampi (printed)

  • Date:

    2005 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printing ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr K. K. Maheshwari

  • Museum number:

    IS.29-2006

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Popular prints such as this are sold outside temples to pilgrims. They are souvenirs of their visit and can be placed inside shrines within the pilgrim's home.

Physical description

The centre of this print is dominated by an image of a goparum belonging to the Virupaksha temple at Hampi. In front of the goparum is the temple deity, Virupaksheswara and his consort, Pampa. In the top left hand corner is the goddess Laksmi and in the top right hand corner is a group image of Rama, Sita, Lakhman and Hanuman.

Place of Origin

Hampi (printed)

Date

2005 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Printing ink on paper

Dimensions

Height: 50.3 cm, Width: 36 cm

Descriptive line

Popular print showing Virupaksha's goparum with the temple deity, Virupaksheswara and his consort Pampa, Hampi, India, 2005

Production Note

Printed in Hampi, South India

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Religion (concept); Temples

Categories

Religion; Hinduism; Metalwork

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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