Gouache painting on paper from an album of eighty-two paintings of Hindu deities. Four-armed Narahsi?ha, one of the avatar (incarnations) of Vi??u, stands in samabhanga on a low dais. In his upper right hand is the chakra (discus) and in his upper left the shankha (conch), while his lower hands are in abhaya and varada mudra. A mane surrounds his lion face, his eyes are round and bulging, and sharp teeth emerge from his half-open mouth. On his forehead is a Vaishnava namam (emblem).
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