Historical period(s)
18th century
School
Deccani School
Medium
Gold and silver with touches of color on black cotton
Dimensions
H x W (Height variable): 243.2 × 315.6 cm (95 3/4 × 124 1/4 in)
Geography
India, Deccan
Credit Line
Gift of Karl B. Mann
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1992.38
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Pichwai

Keywords
garden, India, Krishna, Radha, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • , Kalyan Krishna, Kay Talwar. Historic Textiles of India at the Calico Museum. 4 vols., Ahmedabad, India, 1971-1993. nos. 29, 30, 62, 63, 77, 78, vol. 3 (1979).
  • Stuart Cary Welch. India: Art and Culture, 1330-1900. Exh. cat. New York. cat. 223.
  • 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. 2, pp. 34-45.
  • Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings. Ahmedabad, India. pp. 108-109, fig. 46.
  • , Amit Ambalal, Madhuvanti Ghose, Kalyan Krishna, Tryna Lyons, Anita B. Shah. Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings. Exh. cat. Chicago. cat. 46, pp. 108-109.
  • Joan Cummins. Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior. Exh. cat. cat. 156, p. 258.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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