Lintel from a Torana

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Historical period(s)
9th century
Medium
Sandstone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 31 x 82.7 x 11.5 cm (12 3/16 x 32 9/16 x 4 1/2 in) Weight: 22.2 kg
Geography
India, Rajasthan
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.592
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.592
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Architectural Element, Stone
Type

Lintel

Keywords
Gellatly collection, India
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. A Volume of Homage: A Jain Manuscript, 1411. vol. 1, no. 3 New York, Summer 1988. p. 54.
  • Darielle Mason. Gods, Guardians, and Lovers: Temple Sculptures from North India, A.D. 700-1200. Exh. cat. New York and Seattle, March 31 - November 28, 1993. p. 252.
  • Michael Brand. The Vision of Kings: Art and Experience in India. Exh. cat. Canberra. cat. 69, p. 100.
  • Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior. Exh. cat. cat. 41, p. 119.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Non-exclusive license