Subject: Krishna Radha Miniature Painting
Paint Material: Opaque watercolors
Base Material: Faux (synthetic) ivory (unframed)
Size: 6 in. wide and 4 in. tall (15 cms X 10 cms)
Age: Modern Handmade Art
Country of origin: India
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You’ll love this colorful and detailed miniature painting of Krishna & Radha made in the Kangra style. Kangra paintings belong to the school of paintings that were patronized by the Rajput rulers between the 17th and 19th centuries They were named after Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, a former princely state of India, which patronized the art.
The theme shows the Hindu God Krishna offering a conciliatory gesture to Radha and thus committing to a divine union in which Krishna vows to forever protect her from harm.
The Radha-Krishna amour is a love legend of all times. It’s indeed hard to miss the many legends and paintings illustrating Krishna’s love affairs, of which the Radha-Krishna affair is the most memorable. Krishna’s relationship with Radha, his favorite among the ‘gopis’ (cow-herding maidens), has served as a model for male and female love in a variety of art forms, and since the sixteenth century appears prominently as a motif in North Indian paintings.
The artwork serves to delight and comfort the viewer in an artistic salvation. Krishna & Radha besiege the eye, scintillating in their artistic depiction.
Rich and intricate, this compact composition is also bright, colorful and breathtakingly beautiful. It is done with extremely fine attention to detail of the figures and clothing against a lush natural backdrop.
Bring the joyous and love filled spirit of Krishna Radha to your home or office. Buy this exclusive artwork today.
NOTE: Faux (or artificial) ivory, on which this artwork has been done, is a special polymer clay with the characteristics of real ivory. Faux ivory sheets have a natural ivory grain pattern and are used for painting, molding and carving. An environmentally friendly alternative to real ivory.