Sculpture of Gupta Age & Chola Sculpture for Competitive Exams

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Sculpture of Gupta Age

Image of buddha Sculpture

Image of Buddha Sculpture

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  • New school was added Sarnath School of sculpture.

  • A perfect balance between sensuousness of the kushan figures and symbolic abstraction of the early medieval ones.

  • Representation of HARI HARA from MP.

  • Cream coloured sandstone

  • Nackedness was lacking more dresses on Buddha.

  • The aura is more decorated.

  • Gupta image of Buddha smile on face suggesting the ultimate harmony achieved by him.

  • Every aspect of image according to prescribed canons of beauty and meaning.

  • The four Buddha image at sanchi entrance.

  • Both standing and seated Buddha evolved.

  • Very few stupa

Chola Sculpture

Image of Nataraja 1

Image of Nataraja 1

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  • Natraja

  • Dedicated to lord shiva

  • Mainly bronze sculpture

  • Upper right hand damru

  • Represents a great sound from which all creations springs.

  • Upper left hand eternal fire.

  • Destruction feature

Image of Nataraja 2

Image of Nataraja 2

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  • Lower right hand gesture of benediction

  • Lower left hand moksha path

  • Standing on dwarg individual ego

  • Mettler lock ganga river

  • Crescent moon shine it’s all glory

  • Small earing in one ear,big earing in the other ardhnarishwar

  • Snake represents kundalini

  • Circle unending cycles of life