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Art History 414-Curating India (Khullar, Winter 2016): Citations

Resource guide for Art History 414's research paper assignment


Torso of a fertility goddess (yakshi), from the Great Stupa at Sanchi

  • Cunningham, Alexander.  Bhilsa Topes; or, Buddhist Monuments of Central India (London, 1854), pl. XIV.
  • Coomaraswamy, A.K.  "A Yaksi Torso from Sanchi," MFA Bulletin 27 no.164 (December, 1929), pp. 90-94.
  • Coomaraswamy, A.K., "The Sanchi Yaksi Torso," in the MFA Bulletin 28 no. 165 (February, 1930), p. 18.
  • Coomaraswamy, A.K., Yaksas, 2 vols (New Dehli, 2001) [reprint].
  • Irwin, J.  "The Sanchi Torso," Journal of the Indian Society of Oriental Art, vi (1974–5), pp. 52–66.
  • Marshall, J. and A. FoucherThe Monuments of Sanchi, 3 vols (Calcutta and London, 1940).
  • Mitra, JSanchi (New Delhi, 1973).

Yakshi, fragment from a railing of a stupa

  • Barua, B.  Bharhut, 3 vols (Calcutta, 1934–7/R Patna, 1979).
  • Cunningham, Alexander.  The Stupa at Bharhut (London, 1879), pp. 36, 39-40, pl. LII, 1.
  • Coomaraswamy, A.  "A Yakshi Bust from Bharhut," MFA Bulletin, October 1931, p. 81.


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