"Bronzes of India and Greater India", Rhode Island School of Design, 2–30 November 1955.
The Cleveland Museum of Art, before 8 December 1997–9 February 1998 and 13 March 1998–20 May 2005.
W. M. M. et al., 'In Memoriam: Jeptha Homer Wade', in The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art, vol. 13, no. 4, April 1926, illus. p. 79.
Bronzes of India and Greater India, Rhode Island School of Design exh. cat., 1955, p. 11, no. 17. [Noticed in the Connoisseur for April 1956, p. 220.]
'The Indian Age of Bronze' in Art Digest, November 1955, illus. p. 16.
H. R. Zimmer, The Art of Indian Asia, Its Mythology and Transformations, vol. II, New York, 1955, pl. 415a.
R. C. Majumdar, The History and Culture of the Indian People, vol. 5, Bombay, 1957, p. 672, illus. p.. LVIII, fig. 131.
W. M. Milliken, in Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art, 1958, no. 760.
The supple modeling of the figure and stylistic details such as the short conical crown and small siraschakra at the back of the deity’s head indicate an early Chola date for the sculpture.
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