Sittannavasal Monuments
by Subramanian Swaminathan
 
Indian Paintings in other places - Ajanta, Kanchipuram, Thanjavur

Ajanta 
200BC-600AD 
 
Sittannavasal paintings are an early example of post-Ajanta period painting and are of the classical Ajanta style with variation in the handling of the material by the artists. 

Kanchipuram 
7th century AD 
 
The paintings in Kailasanatha Temple in Kanchi antedate the Sittannavasal paintings. 

Thanjavur 
1100AD 
 
The paintings in Brihadiswara Temple in Thanjavur are the continuation of the Sittannavasal tradition.  
 
  
 

  

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