Shiva as Lord of Dance (Shiva Nataraja), Copper alloy, India (Tamil Nadu)

Shiva as Lord of Dance (Shiva Nataraja)

Period:
Chola period (880–1279)
Date:
late 12th–early 13th century
Culture:
India (Tamil Nadu)
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 25 3/4 in. (65.4); W. 22 in. (55.9 cm); D. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1964
Accession Number:
64.251
Not on view
[ John J. Klejman , New York, until 1964, sold to MMA]
Kansas City. William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art. "Master Bronzes of India," 1965.

New York. Asia House Gallery. "Master Bronzes of India," October 12, 1965–December 11, 1965.

Barcelona. Casa Àsia. "Divine Presence: Arts of India and the Himalayas," March 15, 2003–June 22, 2003.

New York. Rubin Museum of Art. "Visions of the Cosmos: From Milky Ocean to Black Hole," December 11, 2009–May 10, 2010.