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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Sanchi (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Keith, James Blaikie (Major) (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn and painted with brush in watercolour and ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the executors of the late Major J. B. Keith.

  • Museum number:

    IM.50-1916

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Drawing, drawn and painted in pen and sepia watercolour on paper, architectural detail; a circular boss featuring a swastika symbol formed of cobra-like arms, lotus flowers and seed capsules, radiating from a central full-bloom lotus hub; from a stone carving on the west of the Chetiya giri (Chaitya Hill) at Sanchi in Bhopal.

Place of Origin

Sanchi (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Keith, James Blaikie (Major) (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Drawn and painted with brush in watercolour and ink on paper

Descriptive line

Drawing, a circular boss at Sanchi, by Major James Blaikie Keith, pen and sepia watercolour on paper, Sanchi, late 19th century

Materials

Ink; Paint; Water-colour; Paper

Techniques

Painted; Drawn

Subjects depicted

Architecture; Swastika; Seeds; Boss; Lotus

Categories

Paintings; Architectural fittings; Drawings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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