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Asian Art

Surya

11th–12th century

Pink Sandstone

13 × 9 in. (33 × 22.9 cm)
with base: 16 1/2 × 8 1/2 × 6 in. (41.9 × 21.6 × 15.2 cm)
base: 8 1/2 × 6 × 6 × 6 in. (21.6 × 15.2 × 15.2 × 15.2 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2017.54.5
Geography: 
India
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
11th–12th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Kapoor Galleries, New York; sold to The Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn., August 2001; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2017

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

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.