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Collection

An image of Matsya, the fish avatar of Vishnu, killing the demon Hayagriva by

Bikaner, Rajasthan, India

Title
Matsya, the fish avatar of Vishnu, killing the demon Hayagriva
Other titles:
Vishnu emerging from the jaws of a fish
Place of origin
BikanerRajasthanIndia
Period
Rajput circa 1500 - 1947 → India
Year
19th century
Media categories
Miniature, Painting, Watercolour
Materials used
opaque watercolour with gold on paper
Dimensions

20.1 x 13.8 cm image; 23.8 x 17.5 cm sheet

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Mr J. Kitto 1986
Accession number
127.1986
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Haema Sivanesan, Indian painting, 'Indian Painting', verso of poster., Sydney, 2001. cat.no. 2.30

Exhibition history (1)

Indian Painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2001–11 Jun 2001