|Date Range||1600 - 1699|
|Collection||Rubin Museum of Art|
|Catalogue #||acc. #C2003.56.1|
Ten avatars of Vishnu. These ten avatars, or incarnations, of Vishnu are divided into four periods of time or ages of the world. In the first age are the Fish, Tortoise, Boar and Man-lion incarnations. In the second age are the Dwarf, Rama with an Axe and Rama of the Ramayana Epic. For the third age is Krishna. The fourth age is represented by the Buddha and Kalki. Kalki has yet to come.
Jeff Watt, 9-2005