Pillars

Hauz Khas Complex houses a water tank, a madarsa, a mosque, a tomb and pavilions built around an urbanized village with medieval history traced to the thirteenth century of Delhi Sultanate reign. It was part of Siri, the second medieval city of India of the Delhi Sultanate of Allauddin Khilji Dynasty. The Madarsa (built by Firoz Shah Tughlaq) was known as Madrasa-e-Firoz Shahi or the ‘College of Firoz Shah’. The madarsa has an innovative design made of sandstone with columns

Lal Qalʿah

Red Fort, also called Lal Qalʿah, Lal Kila or Lal Qila, Mughal fort is in Old Delhi, India. Emperor Shah Jahan built it in the mid 17th century to serve as the main residence of the Mughal Emperors. The fort’s massive red sandstone walls enclose a complex of palaces and entertainment halls, projecting balconies, baths and indoor canals, and geometrical gardens, as well as a mosque. This artwork is created using acrylic on the cartridge. The broken lines are an interpretation

stairs to Quli Khan tomb

The Tomb of Mohammad Quli Khan (the believed foster brother of the Akbar), a small octagonal tomb located in Mehrauli Archeological Park was built in the 17th century. Born to Maham Anga, the foster mother of the emperor Akbar, Mohammad Quli Khan was a general in Akbar’s army. The tomb stands on a high plinth and is approached by a flight of stairs. This is an illustration (glass-marking pencil on cartridge) of flight of stairs leading to the tomb. The artwork depicts the rug

qutub complex ruin

The Qutb complex refers to an array of monuments and buildings at Mehrauli in Delhi, India, the Qutub Minar standing out as the most famous. Twenty-seven previous Jain temples had been destroyed and their materials reused to construct the minar and other monuments of the complex. This resulted in the creation of unique, Indo-Muslim architecture, blending Jainism and Hinduism gods with the symbols and architectural designs of Islam. This insightful illustration of Qutub compl

minaret

The Masjid-i Jehan Numa, commonly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi, is one of the largest mosques in India as the reminder of Mughal architecture. This masjid is considered to be the finest mosque constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The structure is adorned with three huge arched gates, three marble domes, four towers, and two towering minarets. This artwork is created using acrylic on the cartridge. It is about visual perspective... #jamamasjid #jamamasjidminarets #ja

tomb of Sikandar Lodi

Arches - Tomb of Sikandar Lodi, Lodi Gardens, Delhi. The tomb of Sikandar Lodi was one of the earliest garden tombs Unlike the other Lodi era structures in Lodhi Garden, this is octagonal in the plan just like the tomb of Muhammad Shah Sayyid – the 4th ruler of the Sayyid dynasty. Stone surface texture, architectural perspective of the arches, the play of light has been articulated through a meticulous rendering using glass-marking pencil on the cartridge. (45x34cm) #tombofs

Agrasen ki baoli

This is an illustration using glass marking pencil on cartridge. Stone surface texture, architectural perspective and the play of light

Steps in colours...

Rajon ki Baoli also referred as Rajon ki Bain is a famous stepwell in Mehrauli Archaeological Park of Delhi, India. It was commissioned by Daulat Khan in 1506 CE, an administrator of the Lodi dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate. This artwork is a depiction of the stepwell in acrylic on cartridge. #rajonkibaoli #delhimonument #mehrauliarchaeologicalark #delhiruin #shahar-e-dilli #yajanekka #yajanekkas #artgallery-yajanekka

ruins possess you in their brokenness...

This is a reflective expression of 'Moth ki Masjid' (acrylic on cartridge). Moth Ki Masjid is a heritage building located in Delhi, and was built in 1505 by Wazir Miya Bhoiya, Prime Minister during the reign of Sikander Lodi of the Lodi dynasty. It was a new type of mosque developed by the Lodis in the fourth city of the medieval Delhi of the Delhi Sultanate. I've hardly any inkling what it had to witness and go through to be in this state...I can only express it through my b