Historical period(s)
mid-19th century
Movement
Mewar Court
School
Rajput School
Medium
Opaque watercolor on cotton
Dimensions
H x W (Height in variable from 101" on L to 102" on R and Width is variable 96" on T and 96 3/4" on B): 259.1 × 245.8 cm (102 × 96 3/4 in)
Geography
India, Mewar, Rajasthan, Nathadwara
Credit Line
Gift of Karl B. Mann
Accession Number
S1992.28
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Pichwai

Keywords
cow, festival, Hinduism, India, Krishna, palace, peacock, priest, Radha, rice, temple, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Karl B. Mann

Published References
  • Amit Ambalal. Krishna as Shrinathji: Rajasthani Paintings from Nathdvara., 1st ed. Ahmedabad, India. .
  • Robert Skelton. Rajasthani Temple Hangings of the Krishna Cult from the Collection of Karl Mann, New York. Exh. cat. New York, January 1973 - January 1976. cat. 14, pp. 58-59.
  • Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings. Ahmedabad, India. p. 125, fig. 60.
  • , Amit Ambalal, Madhuvanti Ghose, Kalyan Krishna, Tryna Lyons, Anita B. Shah. Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings. Exh. cat. Chicago. cat. 60, p. 125.
  • Joan Cummins. Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior. Exh. cat. cat. 157, p. 259.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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