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Head of Hanuman
Head of Hanuman - Asian Works of Art Style Head of Hanuman - Head of Hanuman -
Ref : 86326
22 000 €
Period :
11th to 15th century
Provenance :
Northern India, 10th - 12th century
Medium :
Sandstone
Dimensions :
l. 7.87 inch X H. 11.54 inch X P. 8.66 inch
Asian Works of Art  - Head of Hanuman 11th to 15th century - Head of Hanuman
Alexis Renard

Indian & Islamic Art


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Head of Hanuman

Provenance: formerly in the collection of Seward Kennedy, acquired in the 1960's.

This beautiful sandstone sculpture, which dates to between the 10th and 12th centuries, depicts Lord Hanuman, leader of the monkey army and hero of the Ramayana. In this epic tale, Hanuman is the brave companion of Prince Rama, who helps the prince to find his wife Sita, abducted by the demon Ravana.

A comparable sandstone head of Hanuman from Madhya Pradesh is held in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago (Inv. 1997.720), while another example from Uttar Pradesh, dating to the 11th century, is held by the Norton Simon Museum of Pasadena, California (Inv. M.1975.18.2.S).

Delevery information :

The gallery suggest to its clients to organize the shipping of the pieces, in France or internationally:
- Quotation requests to our regular carriers (specialized in works of art)
- Secure packaging by the gallery or by the carrier depending on the artworks
- Tracked and insured shipments
(Shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer)

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