Krishna Holding Mount Govardhan

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Mola Ram (1760-1833)
Historical period(s)
ca. 1790
Movement
Garwhal Court
School
Pahari School
Medium
Color on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 25.3 x 17.1 cm (9 15/16 x 6 3/4 in)
Geography
India, Garhwal, Uttarakhand state
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1932.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
cow, Gopi, India, Krishna, Mount Govardhan
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • O. C. Gangoly. Giri-Govardhana-Dharana: A Kangra Miniature. no. 41, January 1930. opp. p. 18.
  • Mukandi Lal. Gahrwal Painting. New Delhi. pl. 1.
  • D.J. Ehnbom. Indian Miniatures: The Ehrenfeld Collection. New York. pls. 1, 2.
  • Sir William George Archer. The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry. no. 18, London. pl. 12.
  • Walter Spink. Krishnamandala: A Devotional Theme in Indian Art. Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies, no. 2 Ann Arbor. p. 30, fig. 40.
  • National Museum of India. Krishna of the Bhagavata Purana, the Gita Govinda and Other Texts: National Museum, New Delhi. New Delhi. p. 30.
  • unknown title. vol. 14 London, July-December 1931. p. 61.
  • Mario Bussagli. Indian Miniatures. London and New York. p. 143, pl. 67.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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