Aalilai Krishna, Tanjore Painting, Antique Style, Size 37 x 45cm (With Frame)
Aalilai Krishna :In Hindu Mythology this depiction of Krishna was offered as a divine vision to Sage Markandeya on the banks of ancient river Subhadraa. In this divine vision Sage Markandeya sees a tiny banyan leaf floating and in the floating leaf is Krishna in the form of a baby sucking his lotus toes. Sage Markandeya shared his experiences to Pandavas when they were in 14 years exile, thereby this vision made into Mahabharata folklore across ancient India.
Tanjore Painting: Origin: Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu India
Tanjore Painting is a classical South Indian art developed in the late 16th century in Thanjavur, also known as Tanjore in Tamil Nadu, a south Indian state.
The paintings consist of a well-rounded figure, a deity with almond-shaped eyes. The figure would be housed in an enclosure created by means of an arch, curtains, etc.
In this Indian folk art, gold leaves & sparkling stones are used as highlights for accents of the painting like ornaments, dresses, etc.
It’s been said that Thanjavur’s paintings are brightly colored and beautiful. In a dark room, the paintings have a potent glow that’s reminiscent of a presence. Most Thanjavur paintings are made on wooden canvasses while some use glass and walls as well.