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Hanuman

1871/1900

Sanskriti Museums

Sanskriti Museums

This cast bronze figure of the Hindu deity Hanuman is shown here in a playful mood with his tongue jutting out and about to spring in the air with his left leg raised to take a flight
Hanuman is shown here more like an anthropomorphic monkey than an obedient and loyal attendant of Rama, usually depicted seated at the latter’s feet.

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Details

  • Title: Hanuman
  • Date Created: 1871/1900
  • Location: Northern India
  • Physical Dimensions: H 13.5 cm x L 6 cm x B 5.5 cm
  • Rights: Text © Sanskriti Museum of Everyday Art/ Jyotindra Jain
  • Medium: Brass
  • Period: Late 19th Century

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