This adorable, fascinating Tanjore style art piece depicts Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi.
In Hinduism, Vishnu is a central god. He is the Supreme god Svayam Bhagavan of Vaishnavism .He is also known as Narayana and Hari. As one of the five primary forms of God in the Smarta tradition,he is conceived as "the Preserver or the Protector.Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune, and prosperity (both material and spiritual). She is the wife and active energy of Vishnu.Her four hands represent the four goals of human life considered important to the Hindu way of life-dharma, kama, artha, and moksha.