Sculpture at Vijayanagara: Iconography and Style
Anna Libera Dallapiccola, Anila Verghese
Manohar Publishers & Distributors for American Institute of Indian Studies, 1998 - Art - 390 pages
The Book Deals In Detail With Scuplture At Vijayanagara, The Capital Of Vijayanagara Kingdom From The Mid-Fifteenth Century To 1565. It Defines The Nature Of Sculpture And Highlights The Themes And Iconography Connected With It And Attempts To Seek Its Roots In The Diverse Sculptural Traditions Of South India. It Also Looks At The New Elements Evident In It. This Pioneering Work Caters To The Needs Of Both The Specialist And The General Reader.
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Appreciation of Vijayanagara Sculpture
Techniques Styles and Forms
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A.L. Dallapiccola Alvars Anegondi Anila Verghese anjali-mudra appears Archaeological Museum architecture ascetics avatara Bhairava boulders Brahma carved chakra and shankha chariot consort dancers dancing Dasharatha decorative deity depicted Devi devotee elephant enclosure wall example exterior flanked four-armed frieze Ganesha Garuda gateway goddess gopura Hampi Hanuman Hemakuta hill hero Hiranyakashipu holding horse Iconography Kamalapuram Kamalapuram Museum Karttikeya Krishna Krishna temple Lakshmana Lakshmi left hand linga lotus lower Mahamandapa Hundred-pillar Hall Mahanavami platform Maharangamandapa mandapa monkeys monuments motif Nammalvar Nandi Narasimha narrative Nayanmars panel Parashurama Photo pillar reliefs Plate porch principal shrine Rama Rama and Lakshmana Ramachandra temple Ramanuja Ramayana Ravana rock Royal Centre samabhanga sati satikals scenes sculpted seated Shiva Sita slab snake south face south side South-east pavilion South-west corner pavilion standing statues Sugriva Surya sword tier Tiruvengalanatha temple trishula Vaishnava Vijayanagara art Vijayanagara period Vijayanagara sculpture vimana Virabhadra Virupaksha temple Vishnu Vithala temple wears worshipped