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Shiva and Parvati

Asian Art

On View: Asian Galleries, Arts of the Himalayas, 2nd floor
MEDIUM Gray schist
  • Place Made: Nepal
  • DATES 1588
    DIMENSIONS 27 × 16 3/4 × 6 in. (68.6 × 42.5 × 15.2 cm) mount: 29 × 20 × 8 in. (73.7 × 50.8 × 20.3 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscription reads: " On the fourth of the dark half of the month of Margasirsa, during the pusya naksatra and the aindra yoga, i nthe year 709 (Nov.- Dec. 1588 AD), this madapa ( likely a small resthouse) was made by Gopala Bharo of Vanbahal."
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.80.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Ben and Roslyn Shepps
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1987, provenance not yet documented; by 1987, acquired by Ben and Roslyn Shepps of Woodbury, NY; 1991, gift of Ben and Roslyn Shepps to the Brooklyn Museum.
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    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Asian Galleries, Arts of the Himalayas, 2nd floor
    CAPTION Shiva and Parvati, 1588. Gray schist, 27 × 16 3/4 × 6 in. (68.6 × 42.5 × 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ben and Roslyn Shepps, 1991.80.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.80.1.jpg)
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