Interior of the Cave Temple of Indra Subba at Ellora.From a drawing made on the spot by Capt. Grindlay for the Hon. Mrs Stewart Mackenzie.
Published by Smith, Elder & Co. Cornhill London. [n.d., 1828-30.]
Aquatint on india. 370 x 310mm (14½ x 12¼").
The interior of the Indra Sabha, a 9-10th century Jain temple in the Ellora Caves near Aurangabad in Maharashtrain. However the statue is of Matanga on an elephant, not Indra. The ceiling carvings of lotus flowers (shown here) are particularly fine. An early work of David Roberts (1796-1864), filling out Grindlay's original sketch for publication.
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