Krishna Radha - In the Rain
- Subject: Kangra Pahari Miniature Art
- Paint Material: Opaque stone & gold colors
- Base Material: Handmade Paper (unframed)
- Size: 9.5 in. wide and 14.5 in. tall (24 cms X 37 cms)
- Age: Modern Handmade Art
- Country of origin: India
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You'll love this detailed painting of Krishna & Radha, which is executed with a fine brush in the Kangra Pahari miniature style.
Kangra painting is the pictorial art of Kangra, named after Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India, a former princely state, which patronized the art. Pahari paintings, as the name suggests, were paintings executed in the hilly regions of India, in the sub-Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh. It is in the development and modification of Pahari paintings, that the Kangra School features. Kangra paintings belong to the school of Pahari paintings that were patronized by the Rajput rulers between the 17th and 19th centuries.
The striking feature of Kangra paintings is the verdant greenery it depicts. The style is naturalistic, and great attention is paid to detail. The Kangra paintings feature flowering plants and creepers, leafless trees, rivulets and brooks. The Kangra painters employed cool and fresh colors and with the lyrical blending of form and color.
The focal theme of Kangra painting is Shringar (the erotic sentiment). The subjects seen in Kangra painting exhibit the taste and the traits of the life style of the society of that period. The love story of Radha and Krishna which was the main source of spiritual experience, portrayed incidents from the life of the young Krishna, against the Brindavan forest or river Yamuna.
Like the miniature featured here, the amorous plays of Radha and Krishna symbolizing soul’s devotion to God and the sentiment of love remained the inspiration and the central theme of Pahari painting. Depicted in this artwork is the theme of eternal love between Radha and Krishna amidst a beautiful landscape of the rainy season and in the company of gopis (female cow herders) and cows.
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