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Elevation of the east side of the Mandapa of the Temple of the Sun, Konarak

Drawing
ca.1820 - ca. 1822 (drawn)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Elevation of the east side of the Mandapa of the Temple of the Sun, Konarak.


Object details

Category
Object type
TitleElevation of the east side of the Mandapa of the Temple of the Sun, Konarak (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Watercolour
Brief description
Architectural; Drawings, Elevation of the east side of the Mandapa of the Temple of the Sun, Konarak, Puri, ca. 1820 - ca. 1822
Physical description
Elevation of the east side of the Mandapa of the Temple of the Sun, Konarak.
Dimensions
  • Length: 67.5cm
  • Width: 60cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
'Black Pagoda or Temple of the Sun'. (inscribed on front in pencil.)
Credit line
Given by Col R.W. Phipps
Object history
The door is of chlorite and the rest of red laterite. The figure of Surya above the door is now in the Indian Museum, Calcutta.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic reference
Archer, Mildred Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British Period Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992, 110 p. ISBN 0944142303
Collection
Accession number
IM.196-1920

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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