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May 17, 2019 11:00 AM EDT Hudson


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Indian Painted Pichhavai, Rajasthan, Nathdwara

Painted on cotton of Krishna and Radha on a swing.

Framed: 81 3/4 x 65 in.

Note: Pichhavai are devotional pictures found on cloth or paper which portray Lord Krishna. They originated in the Deccan, India, and the villages of Aurangabad and Nathdwara in Rajasthan state. The purpose of Pichhavai, other than artistic appeal, is to narrate tales of Krishna to the illiterate. Pichhavai paintings are generally large scale paintings done on cotton cloth using natural colors and are hung behind the idol of Lord Shrinath Ji to depict his leelas.

Condition:

Old minor repairs along the base, with surface wear to the painted surface. Generally in good overall condition.

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Hammer Price
$14,000
05/17/2019

 

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