Asian Art

Hanuman

15th–16th century

Bronze

7 × 4 3/8 × 3 in. (17.78 × 11.113 × 7.62 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2006.239.5
Geography: 
India
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Vijayanagara period (1336–1565)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

With Kapoor Galleries, Inc., New York, possibly by 2004; sold to the Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn., and New York, September 2004 or October 2005 (R-L inv. no. I0506 2) [see note 1]; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2006

Note 1: Information provided by the donor at the time of acquisition indicates that “Hanuman” was purchased in September 2004; an inventory of the collection, however, notes that the sculpture was purchased in October 2005 (The Rubin-Ladd Foundation Inventories, June 30, 2006, copy in accession file)

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
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