Are the illustrations of the Kamasutra copyrighted or are they public domain if there is no known artist?
The answer to it is "No Copyright" The Kama Sutra, as well as other Sutras, are not, of them-selves copyrighted and are public domain. This is because, …basically, there is no ownership that has coyrighted them as they were written long ago. The same may be said of the art-work accompanying the Sutra. However, if a new author was to write a work that included the Sutra, he or she could copyright their work and any new illustrations created for their work. (MORE)