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The creation of the world and Vishnu as the boar Varaha conquering the demon Hiranyaksha
(19th century)
from a Bhagavata Purana manuscript (19th century)

opaque watercolour and gold paint on wasli paper (Deccan school)
12.8 × 38.3 cm (image) 17.2 × 42.6 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Major G. B. Walker, 1957
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Creation of the world and the Varaha avatar.