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Figures in Ellora Caves

Object Details

Title:

Figures in Ellora Caves

Artist/Maker:

Lala Deen Dayal (Indian, 1844 - 1905)

Culture:

Indian

Place:

Ellora Caves, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India (Place Created)

Date:

December 1887–February 1888

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

2008.78.63

Dimensions:

25.9 × 20.2 cm (10 3/16 × 7 15/16 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift in memory of Marie McNabola and Irene Peters

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Object Description

View of two carved relief panels, separated by a decorative horizontal border. The upper panel depicts a seated couple surrounded by other figures, while the lower panel depicts a bull.

Provenance
Provenance
about 1972 - 2008

Weston Naef (Los Angeles, California) and Mary Naef (Los Angeles, California), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008.