Research and restitution: the National Gallery of Australia’s repatriation of a sculpture from the Buddhist site of Chandavaram

Article, Other literature type English OPEN
Arlt, Robert; Folan, Lucie;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Forum Kunst und Markt
  • Journal: Journal for Art Market Studies (issn: 2511-7602)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.23690/jams.v2i2.43
  • Subject: HF5001-6182 | Business | Subhash Kapoor | Indian archaeology | NX1-820 | Provenance research | Arts in general | Social sciences (General) | H1-99 | Indian art | Provenance research; art crime; Subhash Kapoor; Indian art; Indian archaeology; Chandavaram | Chandavaram | art crime

In 2016, the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) returned a 3rd-century stone panel to India. Titled Worshippers of the Buddha, the panel was bought in 2005 for US$595,000 from New York art dealer Subhash Kapoor. Arrested in 2011 and extradited to India, Kapoor has been... View more
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