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Krishna as Srinathji

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Nathadwara (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.185-1964

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, the blue-skinned god Krishna is shown as Sri Nathji, with a reddish brown turban and white drapery, standing in a grey niche, against a black ground.

Place of Origin

Nathadwara (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Dimensions

Height: 334 mm, Width: 265 mm, Height: 283 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 215 mm image within innermost painted borders

Descriptive line

Painting, Krishna as Srinathji, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Nathadwara, late 19th century

Production Note

Nathadwara in southern Rajasthan is the location of the main temple to Krishna in this form known as Srinathji.

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Gold; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Jewellery; Deity

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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