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Vishnu

Indian
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

On View

Southeast Asian Art Gallery (Gallery 176)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

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