Pichwai art is said to have originated in Nathdwara temple, Rajasthan. Traditionally, Pichwai paintings were used to decorate the wall behind the deities. That is why some of the most famous Pichwai artworks are conceived in Rajasthan. Most of Pichwai famous paintings are dedicated to the deity of Srinathji, an avatar of Lord Krishna as a 7-year-old infant. All paintings created in Pichwai style make use of vibrant and auspicious motifs like cows, peacocks, lotus and exuberant scenes from Rasleela. There are certain Pichwai paintings particular to seasons and certain special occasions which make Pichwai art even more interesting. A Pichwai portrait is another piece of art one must admire in this genre. Each of the above mentioned motifs and symbols have a special significance, making Pichwai painting a great addition to your home decor.