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Natwar Krishna

18th century

Oscar Niemeyer Museum

Oscar Niemeyer Museum
Curitiba, Brazil

Krishna is one of the avatars (incarnations) of the Vishnu god. He’s worshiped on the city of Natwar, in Rajastan. His color is blue because, according to tradition, he was found in a basket on the river by the gopis (shepherds)

Details

  • Title: Natwar Krishna
  • Date Created: 18th century
  • Location: India
  • Physical Dimensions: 46,5 x 40 x 1 cm
  • Medium: Watercolor and gilding on paper

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