Shakyamuni Descending from the Heaven of the 33 Gods

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Historical period(s)
late 18th-mid 19th century
Medium
Mineral pigments and gold foil on sized cotton; with older (Ming?) brocade for the frame; original silk curtain and ribbons; wooden dowel with chased silver caps
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 149.9 x 86.4 cm (59 x 34 in) H x W (painting): 66 x 44.5 cm (26 x 17 1/2 in)
Geography
Central Tibet, Probably Lhasa
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2013.30
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Thangka

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Gautama Buddha, thangka, Tibet
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alice S. Kandell

Published References
  • Donald S. Lopez Jr Rebecca Bloom. Hyecho's Journey: The World of Buddhism. Chicago, IL, December 2017. Cover, p. 173, fig. 19.
  • Marylin M. Rhie Robert A.F. Thurman. A Shrine for Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection. New York and London. I-5a, b, 60, 61.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum