James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection. Gift of Marilynn Alsdorf
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Pratapaditya Pal, The Ideal Image. The Gupta Sculptural Tradition and Its Influence (New York: The Asia Society/John Weatherhill, Inc., 1978), 101, cat. 51.
Stella Kramrisch, Manifestations of Shiva (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1981), 5, cat. 4.
Pratapaditya Pal with contributions by Stephen Little, A Collecting Odyssey: Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art from the James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago in association with Thames and Hudson, 1997), 14 (ill.), 272–73, cat. 5.
New York, The Asia Society, The Ideal Image: The Gupta Sculptural Tradition and Its Influence, Oct. 5– Dec. 3, 1978, cat. 51.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Manifestations of Shiva, Mar. 29–June 7, 1981, cat. 4; Fort Worth, TX, Kimbell Art Museum, Aug. 1–Sept. 27, 1981; Seattle Art Museum, Nov. 25, 1981–Jan. 31, 1982; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Mar. 23–May 5, 1982.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Collecting Odyssey: Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art from the James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Aug. 2–Oct. 26, 1997, cat. 5.
James W. Alsdorf (1913–1990) and Marilynn B. Alsdorf (1925–2019), Winnetka and Chicago, IL, by Oct. 5, 1978 [New York 1978]; by descent to Marilynn B. Alsdorf, Chicago, 1990 [on long-term loan at the Art Institute of Chicago, Sept. 17, 1997; publicly promised as a gift to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1997; signed a promised gift agreement for the work, 2002]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2021.
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