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Krishna

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Jaipur (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Colonel T. G. Gayer-Anderson, CMG, DSO, and his twin brother Major R. G. Gayer- Anderson, Pasha.

  • Museum number:

    IS.271-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Krishna and the gopis (milkmaids). Illustration to the Gita Govinda.

Place of Origin

Jaipur (made)

Date

ca. 1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 260 mm cardboard mount onto which object attached; also absolute maximum dimension of object absolute maximum (object), Width: 191 mm cardboard mount onto which object attached; also absolute maximum dimension of object absolute maximum (object)

Object history note

From the Gayer-Anderson Collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, Krishna and gopis, opaque watercolour on paper, Jaipur, ca. 1800

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

cat. no. 69
Khanna, Balraj; Krishna: The Divine Lover, South Bank Centre, London 1997, ISBN 1 85332 166 4

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Deity; Milkmaids

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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