THREE PAINTINGS OF PUJAS PERFORMED TO HONOUR SHRINATHJI
Nathdwara and possibly Jodhpur, Rajasthan, North-Western India, late 19th and 20th century
Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, comprising three vertical compositions portraying devotees performing pujas and bearing offerings to the Hindu God Krishna in his Shrinathji's form, the presiding deity of the Vaishnava sect known as Pushtimarg or Vallabha Sampradaya, depicted standing in different niches in a temple, in a cave and in a palatial setting, richly adorned with floral garlands, several strands of pearls with encrusted gilt medallions, and a large pearl nose ring, wearing his iconic turban embellished with a large peacock feather and bejewelled golden turban ornaments (sarpeech), two compositions set within bright red borders, the third within acid green borders and signed on the lower right corner Subiram Ek Sans (?), Nathdwara, the largest 26.5cm x 20cm.
the largest 26.5cm x 20cm
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