ReCollection: Unknown Artist

    • 	Image: unknown artist Vishnu and Laxmi resting on serpent god Sheshnag 19th century (detail). Art Gallery of New South Wales, bequest of Mr J Kitto 1986.
    • Hear from conservator Analiese Treacy

      Exhibition talk

Join conservator Analiese Treacy to hear about Vishnu reclining on the serpent Shesha with Lakshmi in attendance, a 19th century watercolour by an unknown artist.

Analiese will discuss the materials and techniques used in the making of the work and the strategies used to display and care for it as part of the Art Gallery of NSW collection.

Meet at the information desk.

View Vishnu reclining on the serpent Shesha with Lakshmi in attendance in full in the collection

Discover the Gallery’s collection one artwork at a time

This is one of our ReCollection series of lunchtime talks. Each week an artist, curator or conservator will explore an artwork of their choice – from old favourites to hidden gems – speaking from their area of expertise or a personal perspective.

See more ReCollection talks

Thursday 12 September 2019, 12pm

No bookings required

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk

Related exhibition: In one drop of water

Related galleries: Asian galleries

Image: unknown artist Vishnu and Laxmi resting on serpent god Sheshnag 19th century (detail). Art Gallery of New South Wales, bequest of Mr J Kitto 1986.