The Buddha distributes honey, from a Prajnaparamita manuscript

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Historical period(s)
12th century
Medium
Opaque watercolor and ink on palm leaf
Dimensions
H x W: 6.3 x 56 cm (2 1/2 x 22 1/16 in)
Geography
India, West Bengal
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1930.87
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript, Painting
Type

Manuscript folio with painting

Keywords
Astasahasraka Prajnaparamita, Buddhism, halo, India, monkey
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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