Parinirvana of Buddha, from a Prajnaparamita manuscript

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Historical period(s)
Pala-Sena dynasty, early 12th century
Medium
Opaque watercolor and ink on palm leaf
Dimensions
H x W (page): 7.3 x 58.2 cm (2 7/8 x 22 15/16 in)
Geography
India, Bengal or Bihar
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1930.86
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript

Keywords
Astasahasraka Prajnaparamita, Buddhism, India, Pala-Sena dynasty (750 - 1100), parinirvana, ranja script
Provenance

To 1930
Ajit Ghose, Calcutta to 1930 [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Ajit Ghose, Calcutta in 1930 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Ajit Ghose

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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