The J. Paul Getty Museum

General View of Sanchi Tope from North

Object Details

Title:

General View of Sanchi Tope from North

Artist/Maker:

Lala Deen Dayal (Indian, 1844 - 1905)

Culture:

Indian

Place:

Sanchi, India (Place Created)

Date:

1885–1887

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

2016.135.26

Dimensions:

18.8 × 26.3 cm (7 3/8 × 10 3/8 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of Rowe Kaple in memory of Eloise Sager Bettge

See more

See less

Object Description

View of the Great Stupa at Sanchi, with its hemispherical dome and carved toranas or ornamental gateways. A number of people can be seen in the grassy area in the foreground.

Provenance
Provenance
probably 1891/1896 - 1914

Henry Ballantine, American, 1846 - 1914 (Bombay, India; Seattle, Washington ), by inheritance to his heirs, 1914.

- 2009

Eloise Sager Bettge, American, 1916 - 2009 (Oceanside, California ), by inheritance to her daughter, Rowe Kaple, 2009.

2009 - 2016

Rowe Kaple (Tucson, Arizona ), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
The Wondrous Cosmos in the Medieval World (April 30 to July 21, 2019)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), April 30 to July 21, 2019
Bibliography
Bibliography

Dewan, Deepali, and Deborah Hutton. Raja Deen Dayal: Artist-Photographer in 19th-Century India (Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing, 2013), pp. 52-53.