Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha - Avadana (teaching stories)

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 61454)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Avadana Painting containing stories #57-59. From a set of more than twenty-two paintings and one hundred and eight stories.

Each composition has between three to five stories depicted with miniature vignettes separated by trees, mountains, water or clouds.

Jeff Watt 2-2016

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
Painting Set: Avadana (Lhalungpa)
Collection: Bonhams New York (Painting. March 14, 2016)