Celestial Entertainer

537_LIndia, Rajasthan or Uttar Pradesh; 10th century

 An Indian text on temple art notes the auspicious importance of these figures: “As a house without a wife, as frolic without a woman, so, without the figure of a women the monument will be of inferior quality and will bear no fruit.”

The Asia Society


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