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Paintings of Lepakshi

First Online: December 26, 1999
Page Last Updated: May 09, 2017

The temples in Lepakshi town of Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh are home to some of the most beautiful paintings of Vijayanagar period available today. The Papaneshwar temple in Lepakshi was built in 1535 A.D. and others in the neighborhood must be of similar timeframe.

Kulavi from a Vijayanagar Painting
Kulavi men's headgear that was popular 
during the Vijayanagar period

 

More Pictures of  Lepakshi Paintings



Ear and Neck arnaments
Lepakshi Women
motiff of kolata
motiff of kolata

The Gana -- Followers of Lord Shiva
Shivas Gang
Medieval Saree Designs
Colorful Saree Designs

Dancer
Dancer
Kulaavi
Kulaavi

Neck and Hair arnaments
Neck and Hair arnaments
Shaivite Devotees
Followers of Lord Shiva

Bhikshatanashiva
Bhikshatanashiva
Courtiers in Waiting
Courtiers in Waiting

Medieval Saree Style
Scultputres of Lepakshi
Wall Paintings of Lepakshi
Followers of Shiva in elaborate dresses

Eight Handed Lord Shiva
16th Century Art of Lepakshi
Paintings of Lepakshi
Hair Bun of a Woman

Veeranna's Kulavi -- illustration based on a Lepakshi temple mural
Art of Lepakshi
Bride groom Shiva
Bride groom Shiva

Woman in Sari (Saree) without a Blouse
Varieties of Indian Drape
Lepakshi Painting
Woman in sari (Indian drape)

Shiva and Parvati riding on Nandi the bull, Lepakshi
Wall Paintings of Lepakshi
Fresco from Lepakshi
Fresco from Lepakshi

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