The word Pichhwai 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 (Sreenathji) 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. 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 Srinathji.
An exquisite selection of traditional and famous paintings from India for Hindu Puja room, living room, bedroom, family room, hall, kitchen, lounge room, lobby, reception, waiting rooms, main entrance, study rooms. Hand made by traditional Indian Folk Artists.
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