India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir)

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 237

The rendering of musculature and handling of complex drapery make this a superb example of the sculptural sophistication of seventh-century Kashmiri art. The jewelry and crown styles are a response to Gupta-period conventions of sixth-century northern India.

Vishnu, Stone, India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir)

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