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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Nathadwara (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.28-1979

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, an aerial view of the Srinathji temple complex at Nathadwara in southern Rajasthan. The main features are the sanctuary with the image of Srinathji, in the upper right of the painting, and the central enclosure for cows. Areas of food preparation and courtyards with doorways decorated with elephants or lions are also visible. The offering of food to Sri Nathji, and cows in the court used for Govardhan Puja, can be seen. Yellow margin and thin green border.

Place of Origin

Nathadwara (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Dimensions

Height: 322 mm, Width: 407 mm, Height: 300 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 389 mm image within innermost painted borders

Descriptive line

Painting, temple complex at Nathadwara, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Nathadwara, ca. 1860

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Gold; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Doorway; Shrine; Lion; Courtyard; Elephant; Temple; Statue; Cow

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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