Shrinathji Manorath Painting

Khubiram Gopilal

  • Date: c. 1940
  • Dimensions: H: 44 cm, W: 54 cm
  • Medium: Opaque natural pigments and photograph cut-outs on paper
  • Region: Nathdwara
  • Museum number: PMA.00040

Painting showing a family worshipping the deity Shrinathji during the festival of Nanda. It is a rendition of a daily showing or darshan, sponsored or attended by the family.
The Nanda festival commemorates the infant Krishna’s joyous reception by his adoptive mother and father, Yashoda and Nanda. The donors stand beside a Pichhawai, depicting Shrinathji. The figures of the donors have been cut out from photographs and pasted onto the scene.
This painting is produced by the Khubiram Gopilal studio, run by Khubiram and Gopilal Govardhanji of Nathdwara.

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