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Chola: Tanjore, Brihadisvara Temple, detail from wall painting

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dc.contributor.authorKramrisch, Stella
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
dc.coverage.spatialIndia (Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu)
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-15T01:42:45Z
dc.date.available2019-10-15T01:42:45Z
dc.date.created1954
dc.identifierANUA 682-1848
dc.identifier.otherIM-1009
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/176844
dc.descriptionGoetz, p. 180. The most comprehensive set of Chola murals were discovered in the 1920s in the circumambulation passages beneath a 17th-cent. renovation. These paintings which describe the inauguration of the temple by Rajaraja I, the legend of Sundaramurti, etc. are of a tremendous vitality
dc.descriptionbut they reveal the same trend away from the idealized Gupta "naturalism" so characteristic also of North Indian medieval pictures. The swiftly moving, very summary outline is everything
dc.descriptioncolour, though bright, is supplementary
dc.descriptiondetails are neglected. -- Dancing Apsaras. c. 1010.
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediummounted transparency
dc.format.mediumb&w
dc.format.mimetypeimage/tiff
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBasham Collection
dc.subjectChola, Pandya, etc.
dc.subjectarchitecture
dc.subjectmurals
dc.subjectbook scan
dc.titleChola: Tanjore, Brihadisvara Temple, detail from wall painting
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesSource: S. Kramrisch, The Art of India. London, Phaidon Press, 1954, ill. 113
dc.date.updated2019-10-15T01:42:44Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2019
dc.rights.licenseThis item is provided for research purposes. Contact the Australian National University Archives at butlin.archives@anu.edu.au for permission to use.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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