Avoiding the gaze of the viewer, Krishna directs the light of his eyes else
where - the eyes full of innocence. There is something
about his face that captures our attention; maybe the wide forehead with the
mark of Vishnu, or the childish cheeks or perhaps the smile that says he is
aware of his charms. The artist has very successfully depicted the naughty,
playful, yet innocent expression associated with childhood. A small crown
rests on his thick, curling hair; armlets, bracelets and rings decorate the
limbs of the adorable son of Yashoda.
If and when, we can divert our gaze from his face, we notice him playing
with a parrot who is trying to reach his face. Krishna's flute is discreetly
tucked in his belt, waiting for its turn to reach his lips, another means to
charm those around him.
This description by Renu Rana.
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