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Krishna

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Hyderabad (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.185-1950

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Krishna playing his flute to the milkmaids, beside two fruit trees. Cows, calves and a goat are in the foreground, in the background a landscape including waterfowl, mountains and buildings.

Place of Origin

Hyderabad (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 22.2 cm picture only, Width: 14.2 cm picture only, Height: 34.2 cm folio, Width: 22.8 cm folio

Descriptive line

Painting, Krishna playing flute, opaque watercolour on paper, Hyderabad, 18th century

Materials

Paper; Opaque watercolour; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Birds; Trees; Deity; Cows; Flute; Goat

Categories

Paintings; Hinduism; Musical instruments; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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