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Krishna and Balarama

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Punjab Hills (Pahari, made)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brush drawing in ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the executors of the late Sir William Rothenstein.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A brush drawing in ink on paper, depicting Krishna and Balarama as boys conversing with two old men in the house of Nanda.

Place of Origin

Punjab Hills (Pahari, made)


mid 19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Brush drawing in ink on paper

Object history note

From the Sir William Rothenstein collection.

Descriptive line

Brush drawing, young Krishna and Balarama in house of Nanda, ink on paper, Punjab Hills (Pahari), mid 19th century


Paper; Ink


Drawn; Painted

Subjects depicted

Deities; Conversation; Children; Men


Drawings; Religion; Paintings; Hinduism; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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