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Title

Krishna as the divine cowherd (orange border)


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Krishna


Alternative title

Govinda


Place where the work was made

Bikaner Rajasthan India


Date

1820


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



Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


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


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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

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)