From: India

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 2017-22-20
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hindu
Provenience India
Period 19th Century | 20th Century
Date Made ca. 1900
Section Asian
Materials Paper | Watercolor
Iconography Krishna | Shrinathji

"Krishna as Shrinathji." Rajasthani School (Nathadwara). Krishna is depicted as Shrinathji with the upraised arm symbolizing the lifting of Mount Govardhana in order to protect the residents of Vrindavan from Indra’s destructive rains. The figure is shown holding lotus flowers and is richly adorned with a beaded necklace and peacock feather cap. The background is a rich embroidered tapestry. There is an inscription at the top.

Height 20.7 cm
Width 14.2 cm
Thickness 0.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of James E. Bogle, Jr., FA52, 2017
Other Number 2514/17 - Collector Number

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