Vishnu in his incarnation as Parasurama, a Brahman (priest) in battle with Kartavirya, a Kshatriya king, to prove the supremacy of Brahmans over Kshatriyas (kings and warriors). Gouache painting by an Indian painter.
- [between 1800 and 1899?]
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The main image is surrounded by a decorative border, illustrating stories about Vishnu's other incarnations
[India], [between 1800 and 1899?]
1 painting : gouache painting, with fine brush ; image 28 x 19.9 cm
Wellcome Library no. 577627i