Narasimha, the Man-Lion Avatar of Vishnu
11th century
Asia: India, Bihār
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  • Title: Narasimha, the Man-Lion Avatar of Vishnu
  • Date: 11th century
  • Medium: Chlorite
  • Dimensions: 46-3/4 x 23 x 9 in. (118.7 x 58.4 x 22.9 cm)
  • Credit Line: The Norton Simon Foundation
  • Accession Number: F.1975.17.47.S
  • Copyright: © The Norton Simon Foundation

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To Do Battle: Conflict, Struggle, and Symbol in Art

  • Norton Simon Museum, 2002-03-08 to 2002-07-08
  • Dye III, Joseph M., Asian Art: Selections from the Norton Simon Museum, 1988, fig. 11 p. 29
  • Pal, Pratapaditya, Asian Art at the Norton Simon Museum, Volume 1: Art from the Indian Subcontinent, 2003, fig. 17, no. 141 pp. 21, 180-182
  • Campbell, Sara, Collector Without Walls: Norton Simon and His Hunt for the Best, 2010, cat. 1224 p. 384
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