Anonymous-Nathdwara

Shrinathji
16 x 22 Inches
Natural pigments and gold highlight on paper
Circa mid 20th Century

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Age related wear as visible in images. Overall condition good.

Description

Nathdwara Painting refers to a painting tradition and school of artists that emerged in Nathdwara, a town in Rajsamand district in the Western state of Rajasthan in India. Nathdwara paintings are of different sub-styles of which Pichhwai paintings are the most popular.

Most works produced in this style revolve around the figure of Shrinathji as a manifestation of Krishna and refer to the incident of him holding the Govardhan hill on his last finger.