Lot 111
An Indian Miniature Painting of Krishna in the Form of Shri Nathji
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1840, Rajasthan, colors with gilt and silver on paper, the vertical composition portraying the Hindu God Krishna in his Shri Nathji's form, he stands in a temple niche against a bright orange ground, richly adorned with floral garlands, several strands of pearls with encrusted gilt medallions, and a large pearl as nose ring, wearing a turban embellished with a peacock feathers, the composition set within silver and yellow rules, framed with fabric mat.

Purchased in Old Delhi during the 1960s.

Framed dimensions 18 x 14 1/2 in.

From A Private Collection in Viriginia

Some wear with light loss to silver; possible repair to upper left corner.

$800 - 1,200