The love story of Krishna and Radha is an oft-told tale in Hindu mythology. It represents divine regality, an ocean of unlimited bliss.
This Pattachitra painting is created with a mix of chalk and gum over a dried palm leaf, (known as a Patta) and artistically depicts the divine bonding of Radha and Krishna in Gokul.
This exquisite 34” x 64” painting, created on Tussar Silk adds a touch of vibrancy and mythology to your home and can be proudly displayed in your living room, den or study.
Krishna with his lotus-face beaming with a smile, adorned with a wreath of flowers, doing Leela ( Playing ) , capable of fascinating the god of love (Cupid) himself (with his charm.) Seeing their beloved most Darling arrived, all those women ( Gopis ) , though emaciated and weak at once sprang to their feet, with their eyes wide open with rapturous delight, even as the limbs of the body do on the return of the vital principle .
Making of the Painting - About the Known for its Pattachitra painters, who make paintings over a piece of cloth known as Patta or a dried palm leaf, Raghurajpur is a heritage crafts village in Puri district, Odisha, India. Depicting the art form which dates back to 5 BC, this particular painting from the region is painted with a mixture of chalk and gum.
While Krishna is known as the supreme God in Hindu epics, he is also revered for his fun loving side, best expressed during his childhood in Gokul. The stories of Krishna's mischevous antics and pranks form the base for most of the epics paying tribute to him. This exquisite sculpture depicts Lord Krishna as the delightful charming child, charming everyone around him and mesmerizing them with the beautiful music he composed on his flute. The master sculptor's skill and attention to detail is evident in the carving around the face and the peaceful expression of Krishna as he is lost in the music that he has created. The sculpture makes the music come alive and you can hear the notes as they waft through the woods of Gokul.
Suggested Placement: Carved out of durable chalkstone, this sculpture adds to the Puja room or the living room.
Note: With respect to size, the statue can be custom made -- hand sculpted over a specific time frame.