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Krishna milking a cow
(c. 1885)

Medium
watercolour, ink and silver paint on paper over charcoal (Kalighat school)
Measurements
44.8 × 27.8 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Calcutta, India
Inscription
inscribed in ink (in image) l.l.: Krishna the eighth / incarnation of Vishnu, / milking / the cow
inscribed in ink (in Devanagari script) (in image) l.r.:
Accession Number
3036B-4
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1953
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Asian painting