Lot 61: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. SEE INDIA / MYSORE. Circa 1950s. 40x24 inches, 101x61 cm. Associated Printers, Madras.
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
DESIGNER UNKNOWN SEE INDIA / MYSORE. Circa 1950s.
40x24 1/4 inches, 101 1/2x61 1/2 cm. Associated Printers, Madras.
Condition B+: repaired tears, restored losses and minor staining in margins; minor crease in text; errant mark in upper image.
Situated on the outskirts of Mysore in the Chamundi Hills, the Nandi Statue (sacred bull) stands more than halfway up a steep mountain at the top of which is a temple to the Goddess Chamundeshwari. The statue is carved from a single stone. This is the English version, of which 20,000 were printed.