Water Color of Benares, by Edward Lear. Lear spent over a year traveling around India between 1873-75, fulfilling numerous commissions to paint views of the subcontinent. He described Benares as one of the most 'startlingly radiant of places, full of bustle and movement'.

Source: "Pilgrimage: past and present in the world religions", by Simon Coleman & John Elsner, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1995.