Krishna’s Exploits in Art

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Lord Krishna, one of the most loved deities of the Hindu faith, has also been a great muse for artists. In fact, it is fair to say that without Krishna and the tales of his childhood, Indian art would have been much poorer.
Almost every significant school of art in India has a liberal dose of young Krishna and his exploits. They range from Chola bronzes and Rajasthani miniatures to Kalighat paintings. On Janmashtami, let’s explore some of these exquisite artworks that make the young Krishna come alive and tell his story.

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