Title: Siva Nataraja (Siva, King of Dancers)
Date: 12th century
Culture: Indian
Dynasty: Chola dynasty
c.860–1279
Medium: bronze and iron
Dimensions:
height: 34 5/8 in. (87.9 cm)
width: 28 5/8 in. (72.7 cm)
depth: 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
width of pedestal base including loops: 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
depth of pedestal base: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Credit Line: William K. Bixby Trust for Asian Art
Object Number: 4:1938
Place of origin: India
Current Location: On View, Gallery 224
Signed: unsigned (per viewing by Philip Hu, September 28, 2012)
Exhibition History
Title: Myths and Mythology, The Language of the Gods
Date: October 18, 1973 - February 3, 1974
Venue: Saint Louis Art Museum
Title: Treasures from the East: Asian Art from the Collection
Date: September 25–November 14, 1982
Venue: Saint Louis Art Museum
Title: Embroidered Textiles from Greece and the Aegean, Sculpture from West and Central Africa, and Sculpture and Paintings of South and Southeast Asia
Date: July 10, 1969 – September 28, 1969
Venue: City Art Museum of Saint Louis
Title: Visions of Courtly India: The Archer Collection of Pahari Miniatures
Date: October 1, 1976 – 1978
Venue: University Art Museum of the University of Texas
Venue: Saint Louis Art Museum
Venue: Denver Art Museum
Publication History
Title: Handbook of the Collections: The City Art Museum of Saint Louis
Publisher: Saint Louis Art Museum
Title: The St. Louis Art Museum: Handbook of the Collections
Publisher: Saint Louis Art Museum
Title: Handbook of the Collections: The City Art Museum of Saint Louis
Publisher: Saint Louis Art Museum
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