Bikaner school indian miniature representing Krishna as a Gopa, XIXth century


Period:Bikaner school, XIXth century

Media:Gouache on paper


Krishna seated in a lotus blossom playing his flute to a lone cow, watched by a white peahen.

Bikaner school takes its roots in Mughal artists paintings which were presented to the king as token of friendship (from Raja Rai Singh, 1571-1611).

They specialized in themes such as Ramayana, Mahabharata, Krishna legends, Ragmala and love scenes of Radha and Krishna.

Collection of the Maharadja of Bikaner
Collection Of Pastor H. Maas, The Netherlands.

Painting in good condition, framed.