Shri Nathji at Sharat Purnama

paint and gold on textile
India, Rajastan (Nathadvara), ca. 1860 AD.
size: 215 x 204 cm.

Krishna as Shri Nathji, between the gopis and two brahmin priests. This pichhivai depicts the episode of the full moon in autumn.
Below Mount Govardhana.

Some restorations on the lower border.

litt.:
Robert Skelton, Rajasthani Temple Hangings of the Krishna Cult, from the Collection of Karl Mann, New York, New York 1973, p. 42, ff., nrs 6-10.

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