Shakyamuni Buddha - Avadana (teaching stories)
(item no. 250)

Eastern Tibet

1800 - 1899

Karma (Kagyu) Lineage

80.65x55.88cm (31.75x22in)

Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton

Palpung / Situ Painting School

Collection of Rubin Museum of Art

(acc.# F1997.16.3)

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Avadana Painting. From a set of 23 tangkas and 108 stories.

The Avadana paintings were conceived and sponsored by Situ Panchen Chokyi Jungne (1700-1774). From the first set of paintings numerous copies were later made.

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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Painting Set: Avadana Composition (Situ Panchen Design)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery II
Painting Style: Eastern Tibet, Kham (Kham-dri)
Tibet: Amdo, Paintings (East Tibet)

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