Exhibitions/ Art Object

Vishnu on Garuda Slaying a Demon

Artist:
Attributed to the Seu Family
Artist:
possibly Manaku (active ca. 1725–60)
Date:
mid-18th century
Culture:
India (Pahari Hills, Guler)
Medium:
Ink and wash on paper
Dimensions:
Image (sight): 8 1/2 x 12 3/8 in. (21.6 x 31.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Subhash Kapoor, in memory of his parents, Smt Shashi Kanta and Shree Parshotam Ram Kapoor, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.359.4
Not on view
This preparatory sketch can be assigned to an atelier established by Pandit Seu of Guler that was continued by his sons Manaku and Nainsukh as well as their followers. While it is possible that Manaku himself executed this sketch, variations in style could indicate production by his workshop.
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