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Krishna

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Mandi (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 - ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    P. C. Manuk and Miss G. M. Coles Bequest through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    IS.127-1949

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Krishna playing the flute. In the background, Krisha is playing the flute to a herd of cows while Radha and gopis (milkmaids) attempt to draw water from a river.

Place of Origin

Mandi (made)

Date

ca. 1820 - ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 293 mm page, Width: 238 mm page, Height: 209 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 160 mm image within innermost painted borders

Descriptive line

Painting, Krishna playing the flute, opaque watercolour on paper, Mandi, ca. 1820-1830

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p. 366, cat. no. 61
Indian paintings from the Punjab Hills : a survey and history of Pahari miniature painting / by W. G. Archer ; foreword by Sherman E. Lee. London :Delhi: Sotheby Parke Bernet ;Oxford University Press, 1973 Number: 0856670022
cat. no.87
Khanna, Balraj; Krishna: The Divine Lover, South Bank Centre, London 1997, ISBN 1 85332 166 4

Materials

Paint; Opaque watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Milkmaids; Deity; Flute; Cows

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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