ink, gouache, beetle thorax casing and gold on paper
India, Punjab Hills, Basohli
h 7 -7/8 x w 7 -5/8 inches
A four-armed Vishnu comes out of the mouth of his incarnation as a fish and a demon in a shell appears dead in the water around
him. The four vedas are seen seated on a lotus coming from Vishnu's navel.