Beneath an arched bower exploding with blossoming creepers and flowers, Krishna, charmingly poised on one foot, entertains attentively adoring gopis with music from his flute. The painting’s vibrant colors, particularly the vivid red ground, and the ardently focused gazes of the lotus-eyed gopis attest to the powerful currents of emotion connecting the blue-skinned Krishna and …
Krishna embraces his father in the upper left corner then proceeds on a palanquin with the Pandava brothers, led by an elephant and followed by musicians. Ladies pay homage to the procession from balconies overhead.
Radha, seated on a balcony, gazes at Krishna as he approaches. Lush trees and a stormy sky in the background.
Between two trees Krishna, wearing a gold crown, dances with two gopis, while another watches. In the foreground a confidant speaks to Radha seated outside a building.