ORIENTAL SCENERY 150 VIEWS OF THE ARCHITECTURE, ANTIQUITIES AND LANDSCAPE SCENERY OF HINDOOSTAN
Drawn and Engraved by Thomas Daniell and William Daniell
Publisher : Thomas Daniell and William Daniell (The Free-School Press) Location : London Year : 1812 - 1816 No of Plates : 150
Rs. 8,00,000 - 12,00,000
(Inclusive 15% margin)
Cloth binding, spine gilt with stamped red moroccon leather title label on spine. The last plate is trimmed and rebacked.
This lot contains plates carefully reduced and copied from the large folio
edition, published between 1795 and 1808, under the supervision of the Daniells.
Thomas Daniell, assisted by his nephew and travelling partner William
Daniell, produced his best-known images depicting India. Oriental Scenery has visual representation of Mughal and Dravidian monuments, cityscapes and sublime views of mountains and waterfalls and formed the
most extensive work of its kind. This book was highly sough after in London, Bombay and Calcutta.