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Festival Image of Krishna
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Festival Image of Krishna


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Description The youthful Krishna-an incarnation of the supreme Hindu god Vishnu-is shown dancing, as he did after being attacked by the serpent Kaliya whom he subdued without a struggle. This image was made to be carried in processions on Southern Indian festival days.
Provenance John D. Rockefeller, III; C. T. Loo, New York; Sale, Sotheby's, New York, June 17, 1993, lot 101; Walters Art Museum, 1993, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 1993

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Period
late 10th century (Chola)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2850
Measurements
14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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