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Popular print - Shri Kalyanji Maharaj (Vishnu)

Shri Kalyanji Maharaj (Vishnu)

  • Object:

    Popular print

  • Place of origin:

    Jaipur (made)

  • Date:

    2005 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr K. K. Maheshwari

  • Museum number:

    IS.55-2006

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Popular prints such as this are sold outside temples to pilgrims. They are souvenirs of their visit and can be placed inside shrines within the pilgrim’s home.

Physical description

This print shows a marble figure of the deity adorned with jewellery and fine clothing. Saffron paste has been used to decorate parts of the face and arms. By the feet of the deity there is an embossed panel and various metal animal figures.

Place of Origin

Jaipur (made)

Date

2005 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Printed paper

Dimensions

Height: 50 cm, Length: 33 cm

Descriptive line

Popular print of Shri Kalyanji Maharaj (Vishnu) Diggi, a marble figure of the deity adorned with jewellery and fine clothing, Jaipur, 2005

Materials

Paper

Subjects depicted

Religion (concept)

Categories

Religion; Hinduism; Prints

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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