James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection. Gift of Marilynn Alsdorf
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Stanislaw J. Czuma with the assistance of Rekha Morris, Kushan Sculpture: Images from Early India (Cleveland: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1984), 66.
Pratapaditya Pal, Light of Asia. Buddha Sakyamuni in Asian Art (Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1984), 192, cat. 75.
Pratapaditya Pal (ed.), Indian Sculpture: A Catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collection (Los Angeles: LACMA/University of California, 1986), 1:181.
Pratapaditya Pal (ed.), A Pot–Pouri of Indian Art. (Bombay: Marg Publications, 1988), 4–5, figs. 3–4.
Milo Beach, The New Cambridge History of India: Mughal and Rajput Painting (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992), 107, cat. 77.
Pratapaditya Pal with contributions by Stephen Little, A Collecting Odyssey: Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art from the James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago in association with Thames and Hudson, 1997), 86–7 (ill.), 293–94, cat. 100.
Woodman Taylor, “Portability and Practice: Valences of Early Buddhist Visual Language,” Orientations 28.7 (July/Aug. 1997): 38–41, fig. 1a.
Jerome M. Eisenberg, “Indian and Southeast Asian Art from the Alsdorf Collection: A Collecting Odyssey,” Minerva 8:5 (Sept. /Oct. 1997): 15–18, fig. 1.
Rajeshwari Ghose, In the Footsteps of the Buddha: An Iconic Journey from India to China (Hong Kong: University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong, 1998), 171, figs. 21a and b, cat. 21.
Madhuvanti Ghose, The Origins and Early Development of Anthropomorphic Indian Iconography (PhD Dissertation, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 2002), 259, 333 (ill.).
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Light of Asia: Buddha Sakyamuni in Asian Art, Mar. 4–May 20, 1984, cat. 75; The Art Institute of Chicago, June 30–Aug. 26, 1984; The Brooklyn Museum, Nov. 1, 1984–Feb. 10, 1985.
Washington, DC, Arthur Sackler Museum of Art, Sculpture of South and Southeast Asia, Nov. 19, 1993 –July 11, 1996, no cat.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Collecting Odyssey: Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art from the James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Aug. 2–Oct. 26, 1997, cat. 100.
Hong Kong, University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong, In the Footsteps of Buddha: An Iconic Journey from India to China, Sept. 25–Dec. 15, 1998, cat. 21.
Memphis, TN, The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Realm of the Gods: Masterpieces of Indian Sculpture from The Art Institute of Chicago and The Alsdorf Collection, Apr. 30–July 23, 2000, no cat.
With John Siudmak, London, by Apr. 15, 1983 [this and the following according to receipt from John Siudmak, Apr. 15, 1983; copy in curatorial object file]; sold to James W. Alsdorf (1913–1990) and Marilynn B. Alsdorf (1925–2019), Winnetka and Chicago, IL, Apr. 15, 1983; by descent to Marilynn B. Alsdorf, Chicago, 1990 [on long-term loan, Washington, D.C., Arthur Sackler Museum of Art, 1992–96; publicly promised as a gift to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1997; signed a promised gift agreement for the work, 2002]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2021.
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