Item: Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - Shristhikantha

སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས། 观音菩萨
(item no. 100013)
Origin Location Nepal
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Size 72.39x54.61cm (28.50x21.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1995.39.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Shristhikantha, Rakta Avalokiteshvara (The Red All-seeing Lord) commisioned in 1842 by Shakya Bhikshu Bhavanisinha together with his family of Kunche in the locality of Noghal (Kathmandu).

Secondary Images
Related Items
Publications
Pub: Selection of Works - Painting (RMA)

Thematic Sets
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Avalokita (Painting)
Nepal: Paintings
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Nepal
Nepal: Buddhism
Buddhist Deity: Avalokita, Shristhikantha (Red, Standing)
Nepal: Dated Art
Nepal: Late Mala Period Painting

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