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An image of Krishna as the divine cowherd (orange border) by

Bikaner, Rajasthan, India

Title
Krishna as the divine cowherd (orange border)
Other titles:
Krishna
Alternative title:
Govinda
Place of origin
BikanerRajasthanIndia
Period
Rajput circa 1500 - 1947 → India
Year
1820
Media categories
Miniature, Painting, Watercolour
Materials used
opaque watercolour with gold on paper
Dimensions

16.0 x 11.6 cm image; 21.1 x 15 cm sheet

Signature & date
Dated [samvat] verso, black ink "...sa 1877...". Not signed.
Credit
Bequest of Mr J. Kitto 1986
Accession number
103.1986
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Haema Sivanesan, Indian painting, 'Indian Painting', verso of poster., Sydney, 2001. cat.no. 2.22 - 2.25 (one of a set of four paintings; Acc.no.s 103-106.1986)

Carol Cains, Krishna: love and devotion, 'Krishna the cowherder', p6-9, Victoria, 2007, 6-9. General reference

Exhibition history (1)

Indian Painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2001–11 Jun 2001