Early Indian narrative art of Bharhut: photo 7
Photo 7 of 140 in Gallery: Early Indian narrative art of Bharhut
Image title: Figure 7. ‘The Stupa of Bharhut’
Figure 7:—Cover page of the book ‘The Stupa of Bharhut’ by Sir Alexander Cunningham, published in 1879.
The art of Bharhut, dominated by sculptural reliefs narrating a popular facet of Buddhism in the form of the immense Jataka literature, represent the emergence of visual narrative art in India.—Bharhut represents the earliest evidence of narrative art which display many story telling techniques.