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Vishnu

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Provenance

1925, purchased by the MFA in India through Ananda Coomaraswamy (b. 1877 - d. 1947). (Accession Date: July 16, 1925)

Credit Line

David P. Kimball Fund

Indian, Kalacuri Period, about early 11th century A.D.

Object Place

probably central eastern Madhya Pradesh, Central India

Dimensions

Overall: 119.3 x 46.6 x 33 cm (46 15/16 x 18 3/8 x 13 in.) Mount (Hot rolled round steel bar bolted/ pinned into the pedestal): 153.7 x 2.5 cm (60 1/2 x 1 in.) Mount (Steel head rest welded to rod with poly padding): 0.6 x 3.8 x 14 cm (1/4 x 1 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.) Case (Reinforced wooden pedestal): 91.4 x 53.3 x 45.7 cm (36 x 21 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

25.438

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture