Watercolour painting on paper of Prithu, a Vedic ruler and in some traditions considered an incarnation of Viṣṇu. He is shown seated on the back of a carriage on a high seat. He wears a red dhoti with a golden shawl over his shoulders. A high golden crown rests on his head and he wears numerous pieces of jewellery. He holds a discus in his right hand and a bow in his left. Behind him, two attendants stand on the back of the carriage. One holds an umbrella and the other holds a chauri (fly-whisk). The carriage is pulled by four horses decorated with black and white paint and golden bridles and saddles. The carriage is driven by a man holding a whip. All three attendants wear white dhoti and shawls and gold crowns. The painting is surrounded by a black border.
- Painted in: Patna (?)
- (Asia,South Asia,India,Bihar (state),Patna)
- Found/Acquired: India
- (Asia,South Asia,India)
- Height: 24.4 centimetres
- Width: 29.8 centimetres
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Object reference number: RFI146
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