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AN INDIAN PICHVAI PAINTING WITH WORSHIP OF SHRINATHJI, 1900s

Body color on cloth

Nathdwara, Rajasthan, around 1900

The painting depicts the worship of Shrinathji. At the top the temple can be seen and at the lower end is a lotus pond. Villagers and many manifestations of the royal couple embody the center part. The margins show a pretty painted floral border.

A Pichvai is an Indian temple hanging consisting of cotton cloth painted with scenes from the life of the Hindu deity Lord Krishna and used as a backdrop for his idol, also used decoratively in homes.

Shape: Rectangular vertical shape
Dimensions: 154 x 119 cm
Condition: The painting is in overall good condition with some stains and abrasions. One tear has been closed off at the backside
Provenance: German Private Collection

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AN INDIAN PICHVAI PAINTING WITH WORSHIP OF SHRINATHJI

Estimate €200 - €400Sep 29, 2018