The Gita Govinda is 12th century work of poet Jayadeva. It describes the relationship between Krishna and Radha in great detail. The love poems of Gita Govinda are the most popular theme of Kangra paintings. Most Kangra paintings of Radha and Krishna are based on narration of intimate love scenes between Radha and Krishna from Gita Govinda. This painting is recreation of one of the famous Kangra painting which shows Krishna arranging the tresses of his beloved Radha.