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Krishna and Radha looking into a mirror.

Unknown1800 AD

National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi
New Delhi , India

Here Krishna and Radha are shown seated on a beautifully decorated chauki on a terrace of a palace. Krishna is delightfully gazing the face of Radha in a mirror. The terrace overlooks an expanse of lovely landscape, foliage with flowering trees, hill tops bathed in sunrays, a lake with blooming lotuses and aquatic birds.

The drawing is delicate and the figures are well modeled. The color scheme of the painting is brilliant and gold has been used on a lavish scale. The painting is a masterpiece of the Garhwal style.

Details

  • Title: Krishna and Radha looking into a mirror.
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1800 AD
  • Location: Garhwal, India
  • Physical Dimensions: w220 x h310 mm (without cover)
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi
  • Style: Indian Paintings & Art
  • Place Part Of: India

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