Lord Shri Nath Ji Hand Embossed 18 Carat Gold Leaf Traditional Pichwai Painting ~ Kamal Talai ~
This handmade Pichwai painting by Imagineers depicts 7 years old infant incarnation idol of Lord Krishna, abored in the form of Lord Shri Nath Ji who ordains the Shrinath ji temple situated in the Nathdwara city of Rajasthan.
This Painting has been hand embossed using a popular Pichwai theme called 'Kamal Talai' in which a lotus pond is used in backdrop of the sanctum of Lord Shri Nath Ji. This theme take inspiration from Ashatachhapa poems wherein lotus is used as metaphor for Lord Krishna's beloved Gopikas.
The Shri Nath Ji idol illustrated in this painting shows the typical posture of him holding the Govardhan parvat in one hand and a bansuri along with lotus in another.
His eyes, big and deep like lotus petals is a characteristic of the traditional Nathdwara school of Indian paiting style.
The base of this pichwai handmade painting is a hand spun cotton cloth. all colors used in this painting are made of natural stone pigments and 18 carat real gold leaf work.
Size of this unframed art is 3 * 2 feet.