Traditional Indian Painting of Festival of The Cattle, Pichvai (Large Size) Antique Painting Style – Giclée Fine Art Print

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This magnificent new painting is of Krishna with heard of cows depicting Gopashtami Festival. Great effort and dedication have been invested in creating this spectacular artwork. Pichavai (or Pichwai) paintings are large cloth paintings traditional hung behind the deity in shrines. Gopashtami (or Gopa Ashtami) is an important festival dedicated to Krishna, an avatar of the great Hindu god Vishnu. Gopashtami festival celebrates the day when Krishna became an independent cowherd, till then he was only looking after the calves. Gopashtami festival is still celebrated in India today in late autumn. In the painting, Krishna is dark blue skinned, standing cross-legged on a lotus flower, as the melody of his flute summonses the entranced cows, which are decorated with peacock feathers and gold chain bells. Krishna is dressed in a gold-embroidered red scarf and orange layered skirt. He is lavishly adorned with garlands, beaded necklaces, and gold-gem jewels, wearing a crown with peacock feathers.In the foreground, peacocks dance to the melody of Krishna's flute. In the sky on each side of the Sun, the gods have descended down from heaven in their celestial chariots to celebrate the joyous occasion. On the right, the divine couple Shiva (shown dark blue) together with his consort Parvati are seen on their bull chariot Nandi, bestowing flower petals. On the left, the divine couple Brahma (shown with four heads) together with his consort Sarasvati are seen on their swan chariot. Behind them is the god Indra with his consort on his elephant chariot, Airavata.The painting is a metaphorical depiction of the various modes of worship, such as music, dance and poetry, which are pathways to spiritual awakening in Hindu philosophy. This is a highest quality Giclée fine art print of a traditional Indian painting, expertly printed and color proofed on 100% acid-free cotton rag paper. Paper Size (with white border) Height 92cm by Width 92cm. Image size Height 82cm by Width 82cm.
Premium quality 100% acid-free cotton rag fine art paper using archival pigment inks
Premium quality 100% acid-free cotton rag fine art paper using archival pigment inks
Paper Size (with white border) Height 92cm by Width 92cm
Premium quality 100% acid-free cotton rag fine art paper using archival pigment inks
Premium quality 100% acid-free cotton rag fine art paper using archival pigment inks
Paper Size (with white border) Height 92cm by Width 92cm
Image size Height 82cm by Width 82cm