Gum tempera on paper
Page: 29.2 x 21.6 cm (11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.); Image: 23.6 x 16.6 cm (9 5/16 x 6 9/16 in.)
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 2018.97
Krishna is holding a rattle in his right hand.
The painting shows Krishna being worshipped under a peepul tree by a group of Shaivite devotees. Krishna is portrayed clad in a yellow Mughal jama, instead of the yellow dhoti traditionally attributed with Krishna. The peepul tree has been decorated with garlands and scarves to attract auspicious and divine benevolence.
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