Property from the Paul F. Walter Collection
Illustrattion to Vishnu avatar series: Yoga-Narasimha
Andhra Paradesh, late 18th century
Opaque watercolor on cloth; in the meditation pose of utkutikasana. His lower arms are outstretched and rest on his knees, with the upper arms raised holding a thunderbolt, conch, and supporting a diminutive female figure in his lap. His head is highly stylized with a gaping mouth, bulging eyes and thick brows below a tapering foliate crown.
Folio: 8 x 6 3/4 in. (20.3 x 17.1 cm.)
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Southeast Asian, Indian and Himalayan Art
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