An image of Matsya, the fish avatar of Vishnu, killing the demon Hayagriva

Unknown Artist

Matsya, the fish avatar of Vishnu, killing the demon Hayagriva

Other titles:
Vishnu emerging from the jaws of a fish
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
Period
India: Rajput circa 1500–1947
Year
19th century
Media
Miniature, Painting, Watercolour
Medium
opaque watercolour with gold on paper
Dimensions
20.1 x 13.8 cm image; 23.8 x 17.5 cm sheet
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Mr J. Kitto 1986
Accession number
127.1986