Mar 13, 2014

Das Avataras, Ten Incarnations of Vishnu (verso)

Das Avataras, Ten Incarnations of Vishnu (verso)

c. 1890

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Woodcut; black ink on paper with yellow, green, and red hand coloring

Secondary Support: 29.9 x 48.5 cm (11 3/4 x 19 1/8 in.); Painting only: 28.3 x 42.7 cm (11 1/8 x 16 13/16 in.)

Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec Ward 2003.114.b


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The hero Rama is can be seen in the lower register, second from left, with his wife Sita and devotee Hanuman.

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