Bikaner school indian miniature, XVIIIth century



Media:Gouache on paper


This painting depicts the incarnation of Vishnu as a fish.

Vishnu took the shape of a fish to fight Hayagriva, the aquatic demon. On this picture, the demon crawl into a shell, but Vishnu drag him out by the hair.

Collection of the Maharadja of Bikaner
Collection Of Pastor H. Maas, The Netherlands.

Painting in good condition, framed.