Item: Shakyamuni Buddha - Avadana (teaching stories)

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 250)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Karma (Kagyu)
Size 80.65x55.88cm (31.75x22in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1997.16.3
Painting School Palpung / Situ
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Gender: Male

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)
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