Vishnu

Vishnu

900-950

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Granite

Overall: 129.5 x 38.1 cm (51 x 15 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1963.104.2

Description

Vishnu is shown here in his form as supreme lord, his high crown indicative of his royal aspect; his four arms reveal his superhuman nature. His upper right hand holds a discus, seen from the side. In his upper left hand he holds the conch shell.

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Who Is Vishnu?
Bhu Devi and Shri Devi
Hinduism
See also
Collection: 
Indian Art
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Granite

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