Lord Shri Nath Ji Hand Embossed 18 Carat Gold Leaf Traditional Pichwai Painting ~ Morakuti ~
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 'Morakuti' which display plenty of peacocks dancing around the deity, displaying monsoon at the sanctum of Lord Shri Nath Ji.
This theme is named after a village near Vraj known as Mayur Kuti where Lord Krishna danced like a peacock when rain clouds gathered, to please his love Radha Rani.
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.