Description The youthful Krishna-an incarnation of the supreme Hindu god Vishnu-is shown dancing, as he did after being attacked by the serpent Kaliya whom he subdued without a struggle. This image was made to be carried in processions on Southern Indian festival days.
Provenance John D. Rockefeller, III; C. T. Loo, New York; Sale, Sotheby's, New York, June 17, 1993, lot 101; Walters Art Museum, 1993, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 1993
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