Indian Pichwai Painting

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Pichhwai are intricate paintings which portray Lord Krishna. They exist in the holy town of Nathdwara in the Rajasthan state of India.Krishna is shown in different moods, body postures, and attire more commonly found on a cloth or paper. It is a very ancient form of art passed on from generation to generation and it has a very devotional theme towards Lord Krishna. Metropolitan Museum of Art - http://metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/65576
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Indian miniature painting: Krishna, Balarama and gopas at the banks of the Yamuna at Vrindavan, Mathura. Circa 1830-50. Gouache and gold on wasli. 39.3 x 27.5cm

Indian miniature painting: Krishna, Balarama and gopas at the banks of the Yamuna at Vrindavan, Mathura. Circa 1830-50. Gouache and gold on wasli. 39.3 x 27.5cm

Pichwai at Indianapolis Museum of Art - http://www.imamuseum.org/collections/artwork/temple-hanging-0

Pichwai at Indianapolis Museum of Art - http://www.imamuseum.org/collections/artwork/temple-hanging-0

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