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Title

Krishna and Balarama on horseback meeting a milkmaid

late 20th century

Artist

Arjuna Maharana

India

– 1993

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  • Details

    Other Title
    Kanchi Kaveri Kanchi Vijaya Jagannath and Balabhadra on horseback meeting a milkmaid
    Place where the work was made
    Puri Orissa India
    Cultural origin
    Orissan 'patachitra' - a style of folk painting made as pilgrimage souvenirs.
    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
    Copyright
    © Estate of Arjuna Maharana
    Artist information
    Arjuna Maharana

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  • 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

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Puri

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