The statue is made of bronze with incised decoration, gilt and set with gemstones.
A Figure of Vishnu by Unknown Artist, c. 12001400
© Fitzwilliam Museum
- Height: 34 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £15,000)
- Acquired in:
- Mrs Lindsay Renzulli
The god is shown with four arms, holding the wheel of life and death,etc. The bronze is heavily patinated, showing mineralisation to malachite in places.
Given by Sibley Miller to Mrs Lindsay Renzulli (the vendor) in 1939.
Entry detailsFree to all
Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm Sun & Bank Holidays 12noon – 5pm Closed Mon, 24 – 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan