A painting of Krishna and Radha in a palace pavilion, Pahari school, late 19th century

Lot number

28

Estimated price

1000
1700

Description

A painting of Krishna and Radha in a palace pavilion, Pahari school, late 19th century AD.
A painting of Krishna, shown with blue skin wearing yellow robes and crown to head with peacock feather plume, holding a napkin in his right hand, three large bolsters to his back. To the front, Radha wearing a purple sari with red shawl, head turned and looking down to a pair of earrings on the ground. Both figures seated on a raised platform with floral border, building to the rear with columns and awning decorated with gilt floral pattern. Platform on a large yellow rug decorated with floral pattern, two large vessels, a tray with wine cup and candle holders to the side. To the background a small building with two females looking out of the window. Flowering trees and hills with setting sun. Dark blue border with interlinked gilt tulip pattern.

25 x 20 cm

 

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