Lintel from a Torana

Historical period(s)
9th century
H x W x D: 31 x 82.7 x 11.5 cm (12 3/16 x 32 9/16 x 4 1/2 in) Weight: 22.2 kg
India, Rajasthan state
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.592
Long-term loan
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Architectural Element, Stone


Gellatly collection, India
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. A Volume of Homage: A Jain Manuscript, 1411. vol. 1, no. 3 New York, Summer 1988. p. 54.
  • Michael Brand. The Vision of Kings: Art and Experience in India. Exh. cat. Canberra. cat. 69, p. 100.
  • Joan Cummins. Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior. Exh. cat. cat. 41, p. 119.
  • Darielle Mason. Gods, Guardians, and Lovers: Temple Sculptures from North India, A.D. 700-1200. Exh. cat. New York and Seattle, March 31 - November 28, 1993. p. 252.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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