Vishnu on serpent Ananta and the birth of Brahma

Vishnu lies on the world serpent, at his feet sits Shri-Lakshmi, from his navel rises the lotus flower on which Brahma is seated. Around the scene a decorated border in blue and red with flowers, around it several bands with red dots, on the outer band flowers protrude over the rest of the leaf.

Watercolour and gold on paper


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1790 – 1810

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