Pichhavai Hindu Painting of Krishna on Silk with Sacred Cows


Colorful Pichhavai Hindu deity painting of Krishna god of compassion depicted wearing a feather crown and playing a bansuri flute. He is standing in a Tribhanga posture surrounded by milkmaids and eleven sacred cows on a pink border background. This painting features vibrant colors with gilt accents and a black border. The contrast of the dark green palms and forest make the dancers outfits come alive. Pichwai paintings are made in the town of Nathdwara in the state of Rajasthan by devotees of Krishna.

Dimensions: 49"w x 1"d x 35.5"h

Circa: 1900

Condition: Good. Excellent color with minor wear on frame. Wear consistent with age and use.