Caryatid I (watercolour)

Watercolour of caryatid I, outer chamber, Upper Temple of the Jaguars (Temple A), Chichen Itza, Mexico.

Stone figure with painted detail, arms upraised to hold up tabletop: dressed as a noble/warrior, with jade headdress, ear spools, necklace, armlets and nose stud. Pink loincloth tied around waist with knot, pink leg and ankle bands and white strap sandals.

Transparent watercolour and graphite on medium wove cream paper

Note in pencil by AB: Height 37
Breadth 19 [inches]

See EA8189(I)b for side view

See note on index card 11072.

On the verso is a poor painting of caryatid II.

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