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Picchavai made for Gopashtami a festival that commemorates the day Krishna was promoted to cowherd from a herder of calves. On the anniversary of this day, which usually falls in November, herders bring hundreds of cows and their calves to the town of Nathadwara in Rajasthan from nearby barns owned by the temple. Nathadwara, Rajasthan, late 19th C.

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Krishna and Radha. India, Nathdwara, Rajasthan state. Date: 19th cent. Pichhavi is a wall hanging which is usually placed at the back of a shrine. It is associated with the Vallabhachari cult, which is devoted to the worship of Krishna. Such paintings often depict the events of Krishna's life and scenes related to his worship. Here, Krishna is enthroned and Radha is paying homage to him. They are shown against a background of lotus blossoms, butterflies and dragonflies...

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Christie's Catalog http://www.christies.com/PDF/catalog/2016/CKS12471_SaleCat.pdf A PICCHVAI FOR THE AUTUMN FESTIVAL: THE DANCE OF KRISHNA AND THE GOPIS RAJASTHAN, NORTH INDIA, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

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Indian Art: Pichwai Paintings Of Rajasthan

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