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A Hindu Goddess
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A Hindu Goddess


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This grand figure resembles those at a temple consisting of a circular enclosure built to contain no fewer than 81 images of female deities around its circumference. These deities, known as "yogini," were thought to bestow worldly success and magical powers.
Exhibitions
  • Desire and Devotion: Art from India, Nepal, and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara; Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham. 2001-2003.
Provenance Doris Wiener, New York; purchased by John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore, 1969; given to Walters Art Museum, 2003.
Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford, 2003

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Period
ca. 975-1000
Medium
sandstone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
25.246
Measurements
H: 44 x W: 18 x D: 10 1/2 in. (111.8 x 45.7 x 26.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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