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Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar

Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar

c. 1250
Overall: 57 x 31 x 23 cm (22 7/16 x 12 3/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Base: 18.8 x 32 x 22.5 cm (7 3/8 x 12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Description

The two posts on either side are for holding a halo that once encircled the figure.
  • Sander L. Feldman, Washington, DC
    ?–1973
    Dr. Norman Zaworski [1920–2013], Cleveland, OH, given to the Cleveland Museum of Art
    1973–
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • "The Year in Review for 1973." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 61, no. 2 (1974): 31-78. Mentioned: no. 188, p. 79; Reproduced: no. 188, p. 60 www.jstor.org
    The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art/1978. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978. Reproduced: p. 300 archive.org
    Connell, Timothy C., and Jackson J. Spielvogel. World Art Transparencies, to accompany World History The Human Odyssey and Modern World History by Jackson J. Spielvogel. Cincinnati: West Educational Pub, 1998. Reproduced: Acetate 18
    Dehejia, Vidya, Richard H. Davis, Irā Nākacāmi, and Karen Pechilis. The Sensuous and the Sacred: Chola Bronzes from South India. New York: American Federation of Arts, 2002. Mentioned and Reproduced: cat. 45, pp. 1–2, 170 & 186–187
    Branfoot, Crispin. "Processions and Presence: Bronze Sculptures from the Temples of Southern India." Arts of Asia Vol. 36, No. 6 (November/December 2006): 61-71. Mentioned and reproduced: p. 68, fig. 8
    Dehejia, Vidya. Chola: Sacred Bronzes of Southern India. London: Royal Academy of Arts, 2006. Mentioned and Reproduced: cat. 22, pp. 120–123
    Locke, Adrian K. "Divine Beauty: Sacred Medieval Bronzes from Southern India." Minerva Vol. 18, No. 1 ( January-February 2007): 22-24. Reproduced: p. 23, fig. 6
    Diamond, Debra, and Molly Emma Aitken. Yoga: The Art of Transformation. Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2013. Mentioned: p. 141, Cat. 8A
    Dorfman, John. "Good Posture." Art & Antiques 37, no. 6 (June 2014): 52-56. Reproduced: p. 56
    Eiland, Murray. "The Art of Transformation". Minerva. 25, no. 4 (July/Aug. 2014): 32-35. Reproduced: p. 35, fig. 8
    Dehejia, Vidya. The Thief Who Stole My Heart: The Material Life of Sacred Bronzes from Chola India, 855-1280. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2021. Mentioned and reproduced: P. 254-255, fig. 9.7
  • Yoga: The Art of Transformation. National Museum of Asian Art, Washington, DC (organizer) (October 19, 2013-January 26, 2014); Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (February 21-May 25, 2014); The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (June 22-September 7, 2014).
    Chola: Sacred Bronzes of Southern India. Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (organizer) (November 11, 2006-February 25, 2007).
    The Sensuous and the Sacred: Chola Bronzes from South India. National Museum of Asian Art, Washington, DC (November 10, 2002-March 9, 2003); The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX (April 4-June 15, 2003); The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (July 6-September 14, 2003).
    Sacred India. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (November 5, 1985-January 12, 1986).
    Traditions and Revisions: Themes from the History of Sculpture. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (September 24-November 16, 1975).
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