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Title

Matsya, the fish avatar of Vishnu, killing the demon Hayagriva

19th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Other Title
    Vishnu emerging from the jaws of a fish
    Place where the work was made
    Bikaner Rajasthan India
    Period
    Rajput circa 1500 - 1947 → India
    Date
    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
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    127.1986
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

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

    • In one drop of water, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Jun 2019–21 Feb 2021

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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