Churning the Ocean

On a lotus flower resting on a water turtle in the river is the second apparition of Vishnu; gods and monsters hold a cobra tied around the stem of the lotus flower, in the river two praying figures, in the background a kneeling woman and against the sky on the hilltop an elephant and a many-headed horse. Around the scene a narrow orange and a narrow gold border.

Watercolour and gold on paper


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1790 – 1810

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