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Title

Krishna and Balarama on horseback meeting a milkmaid


Artist

Arjuna Maharana

India

- 1993


About

This painting relates to the cult of the deity Jagannatha, who is a form of the god Krishna here seen riding on the white horse. Balarama is identified with Balabhadra, Jagannatha’s brother.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 2010


Details


Other Title

Kanchi Kaveri Kanchi Vijaya Jagannath and Balabhadra on horseback meeting a milkmaid


Place where the work was made

Puri Orissa India


Date

late 20th century


Media category

Painting


Materials used

pigment on 'pati' cloth


Dimensions

61.0 x 92.0 cm sight; 65.6 x 97.0 x 3.7 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1996


Location

Not on display


Accession number

581.1996


Artist information

Arjuna Maharana

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Puri