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Standing Four-Armed Vishnu

8th century CE

Chlorite

7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Purchased with a gift from Steven M. Kossak, B.A. 1972
2003.5.1
Geography: 
Kashmir, India
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Karkota period (ca. 625–885 C.E.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Collection of Baron Freddy Rolin, Bruxelles, Belgium; according to the Rolin family, Baron Rolin stopped collecting Asian art after 1972 when he switched to collecting African art; Christies, France; sold to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2003
Christie's, Paris, Art d'Asie, Tuesday, 26 November 2002, lot 283.

Bibliography: 

Denise Patry Leidy, “South and Southeast Asian Sculpture, 7th–9th century,” Arts of Asia (March–April 2018): 59, fig. 3.

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.