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Wrestlers Exercise, Hanuman Shrine, Benares, Uttar Pradesh

Artist:
Raghubir Singh (Indian, 1942–1999)
Date:
1983, printed 1991
Medium:
Chromogenic print
Dimensions:
25.4 x 37.7 cm (10 x 14 13/16 in.) Frame: 18 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Cynthia Hazen Polsky Gift, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.1286
Rights and Reproduction:
Photograph copyright © Succession Raghubir Singh
On view at The Met Breuer on Floor 2
Inscription: Inscribed and signed in ink on print, verso BL: "Wrestlers at Hanuman Shrine, Banares, 1981 (c) Raghubir Singh"
Aperture

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 7," December 12, 1994–March 12, 1995.

Titled by Singh in Banares, Sacred City of India (New York: Thames and Hudson, 1987) as "Wrestlers Exercise Around a Shiva Shrine."
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