Thomas Daniell, R.A. (1749-1840)
A ruined Hindu Temple on a rocky outcrop overlooking a valley, India
oil on canvas
2134 x 28in. (55.3 x 71.1cm.)
The subject, possibly the Sun Temple at Aurangabad in Bihar, taken on the Daniells' first 'northern' tour of India, from Calcutta to Srinagar and back, 1788-1791. For the same temple see Thomas Daniell's 'An Hindoo Temple, at Deo, in Bahar.', Antiquities of India, London, 1801-03, plates V and VI (the interior).
Private collection, Portugal.
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