(India – 1993)
Krishna and Balarama on horseback meeting a milkmaid
- Other titles:
- Kanchi Kaveri Kanchi Vijaya Jagannath and Balabhadra on horseback meeting a milkmaid
- Not on display
- Further information
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
- Place of origin
- Cultural origin
- Orissan 'patachitra' - a style of folk painting made as pilgrimage souvenirs.
- late 20th century
- pigment on 'pati' cloth
- 61.0 x 92.0 cm sight; 65.6 x 97.0 x 3.7 cm frame
- Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
- Purchased 1996
- Accession number