Shrinathji Sehra Swaroop Mukharvind – Pichwai Style Painting
$200 Each, Shree Radhe Krishna Handicrafts
The word Pichhwai (Pichwai) stands for hanging at the back (Sanskrit word “Pichh” means back and “wais” means hanging).
Pichwai paintings also known as “Pichvai” is a traditional Indian art having its origins in Rajasthan, India. Pichwai art features intricate painting portraying Lord Krishna (Sreenath ji) which is done on fabric using dark rich hues. The paintings have deep religious roots and are executed with the utmost devotion by the artists.
They are mainly made to hang in Hindu temples of the Pushtimarg devotional tradition, especially the Shrinathji Temple in Nathdwara, Rajasthan, built around 1672.
Most works under this style revolve around the figure of Shrinathji as a manifestation of Krishna and refer to the incident of him holding the Govardhan hill on his last finger. Subjects of Pichwai paintings are mostly depiction of Lord Krishna’s various moods or various sevas (offering) of Shrinathji.
The modern variants of Pichwai Painting, like the ones featured here, Shrinathji Sehra Swaroop Mukharvind, are made from hard board, hand carved, and painted.
They resemble the Tanjore Painting style of South India. Absolutely loved by the devotees of Shreenath JI.
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One of the few forms of entertainment in ancient India was folk arts. Indian Folk arts are culturally based art forms that are handed down through generations. These traditional Indian folk arts include music, dancing, puppetry, storytelling, and much more. International Indian Folk Art Gallery mainly focuses on visual arts.
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Every region in India has its own style and pattern of art, which is known as Folk Art. There are over 50 Folk Arts in India, they are very ethnic and simple, and yet colourful and vibrant enough to speak volumes about the country’s rich heritage. Many are on the verge of extinction. Please read the full article here >>
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