Madurai Viran

Tempera on panel | 87.8 x 72.3cm | c. 1937

Unknown Artist

Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

Madurai Viran is a Tamil folk deity. He worked for Thirumala Nayaka of the 17th century. His story is narrated in the 16 vignettes surrounding the main tableau. Once Viran cut his throat at the feet of the Goddess Minakshi to r...
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