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The first five of Vishnu's Dasavatara (ten incarnations)
begin to mid 19 century A.D.
Painting Incised palm-leaf darkened with charcoal dust and washes of color India, Eastern India, Orissa h 1 -9/16 x w 11 inches
Contained in foliate arches, Matsya (the fish), Kurma (the tortoise), Varaha (the Boar), Narasimha (the Man-lion), and Vamana (the dwarf)
Indian Miniature Paintings
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
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