1 December 2000
Thomas Daniell, R.A. (1749-1840)
A hill fort in the Baramahal Hills near Oriyadrug
oil on canvas
14¾ x 19¼ in. (37.5 x 48.9 cm.)
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M. Shellim, Oil Paintings of India and the East by Thomas Daniell, R.A. (1749-1840) and William Daniell, R.A. (1769-1837), London, 1979, p. 46, TD24, illustrated.
William Daniell wrote in his diary on 6 May 1792, 'Our Baggage was sent on about 7 miles. Passed by Nuldurgum, a small hill fort. Near it is a most astonishing Rock rising suddenly out of the plain which we imagined to be near 200 feet high.'
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