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SCENE FROM VISHNU PURANA
Title SCENE FROM VISHNU PURANA
Title2 VISHNU ON A THRONE , BRAHMA,SHIVA AND OTHERS ARE STANDING BOTH SIDES
Museum Name Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad
Object Type Miniature Painting
Main Material Paper
Main Artist Nikka
Country INDIA
Provenance CHAMBA
Origin Place CHAMBA
Style PAHADI
School PAHADI
Period / Year of Work 1780 A.D
Dimensions 34.4 W X 23.3 L
Detailed Description This painting depicts Lord Vishnu seated under a pavilion on a throne covered with a huge lotus and a bolster at the back. A Raja with Rani and three princesses are on the left side facing Vishnu;on the other side Gods Brahma, Maheshwara accompanied by one female divinity and three other male divinities approaching Vishnu. The painting is probably the work of artist Nikka and datable to circa 1780 AD.
Brief Description Painting depicting Vishnu pooja,with Lord Vishnu seated under a pavilion on a throne covered with a huge lotus having a bolster at the back. Vishnu is shown with four arms holding the usual emblems, wearing a yellow dhoti and a uttariya of the same color placed over his left shoulder. He is wearing a gold crown with crests studded with jewels. A Raja with his consort and three princes are on the left side facing Vishnu. On the other side the Gods Brahma and Maheswara accompanied by one female divinity and three other male divinities are shown approaching Lord Vishnu. Trees in the background and also in the fore-ground with birds. The pavilion in which Lord Vishnu is seated seems to be a part of a palace with a wall behind. possibly the work of artist Nikka.