140 SOLD - Nathdwara Srinathji Pichvai Pichwai Painting

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Depicting Lord Srinathji of Nathdwara, this Pichvai has ben painted on cloth using natural stone colors and a traditional painting process that is passed down from father to son.

This well-rendered piece has been made recently.

Although this is not old, it is a well drawn painting and the colors are all natural pigments

The gold paint on this Pichvai is not Varak work.

MEASUREMENT : 125cm x 96cm

LITERATURE REFERENCE :

1. Older Examples from the National Museum, Delhi, are seen in the book "Costumes, Textiles and Jewellery of India - Traditions in Rajasthan" by Vandana Bhandari

2. Page 14 'Indian Textiles' by John Gillow & Nicholas Barnard

3. Page 11, "Tradition and beyond, Handcrafted Indian Textiles" by Rta Kapur Chishti / Rahul Jain

 

 

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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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