Vishnu and Lakshmi

Painting
ca. 1730 - ca. 1740 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Vishnu and Lakshmi seated on the great snake of eternity.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour on paper
Brief Description
Painting, Vishnu and Lakshmi on serpent of eternity, opaque watercolour on paper, Bilaspur, ca. 1730-1740
Physical Description
Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Vishnu and Lakshmi seated on the great snake of eternity.
Dimensions
  • Height: 228mm (maximum)
  • Width: 140mm (maximum)
Content description
Vishnu and Lakshmi seated on the great snake of eternity.
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of Lady Rothenstein and Art Fund
Object history
Previously in the Rothenstein Collection.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Indian paintings from the Punjab Hills : a survey and history of Pahari miniature painting / by W. G. Archer ; foreword by Sherman E. Lee. London :Delhi: Sotheby Parke Bernet ;Oxford University Press, 1973 Number: 0856670022p. 236, cat. no. 28.
Collection
Accession Number
IS.172-1951

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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