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Vamana

Painting
early 19th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Vamana, the dwarf avatar of Vishnu, is shown with blue skin receiving water from a pot poured by a man sitting with his wife in a pavilion.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour on paper
Brief Description
Painting, Vamana receiving water from nobleman and wife, opaque watercolour on paper, Rajasthan, probably Marwar, early 19th century
Physical Description
Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Vamana, the dwarf avatar of Vishnu, is shown with blue skin receiving water from a pot poured by a man sitting with his wife in a pavilion.
Dimensions
  • Height: 145mm
  • Width: 135mm
08/05/2013 dimensions measured as part of Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project 2013
Content description
Vamana, the dwarf avatar of Vishnu, is shown with blue skin receiving water from a pot poured by a man sitting with his wife in a pavilion.
Credit line
Purchased with Art Fund support
Object history
From the J.C.French collection
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
IS.248-1955

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record createdJune 27, 2003
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