Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Maitreya (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - Buddha

རྒྱལ་བ་བྱམས་པ། 弥勒佛
(item no. 15286)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shechen Archives - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Maitreya Buddha, the third painting in a set of three paintings depicting Shakyamuni the Buddha of the present, Kashyapa - the past, and the future Buddha Maitreya surrounded by the Sixteen Great Arhats and required retinue figures.

Jeff Watt 10-2007

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