Shiva and Parvati (Uma-Maheshvaramurti) Nepal 900s, Thakuri dynasty Limestone The Harold P. and Jane F. Ullman Collection, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Edwin Ullman 1980.231 Following a tradition established in India, this Nepalese sculpture (Uma-Maheshvaramurti) depicts a divine family group: the Hindu god Shiva, his wife, their children, and various attendants. Resembling the shapes of Kailasa, Shiva’s mountain home in the Himalayas, the figures are unified in a composition with the curved sides of the relief forming a central peak.
- Title : Shiva and Parvati (Uma-Maheshvaramurti)
- Year : 900s
- Classification : Sculpture
- Medium : Limestone
- Dimension : height: 30 3/4 in, 78.105 cm; width: 22 1/4 in, 56.515 cm; depth: 3 1/4 in, 8.255 cm; base height: 1/4 in, 0.635 cm; base width: 22 1/2 in, 57.15 cm; base depth: 8 in, 20.32 cm
- Accession No : Object ID: 1980.231
- Country/ Geo-location : Nepal
- Collection : Denver Art Museum
- Credit Line : The Harold P. and Jane F. Ullman Collection, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Edwin F. Ullman
- Status : Currently not on view
- KNOWN PROVENANCE : n.d.-1968, Sundaram Works of Art and Handicrafts, New Delhi; 1968-1980, collection of Harold P. and Jane F. Ullman [d. 1976, 1991], purchased from Sundaram; 1980, Dr. Edwin F. Ullman, gift of Mrs. Jane F. Ullman (mother); 1980, DAM collection, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Edwin F. Ullman.