Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Maitreya (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - Bodhisattva

རྒྱལ་བ་བྱམས་པ། 弥勒佛
(item no. 65086)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Size 73.66x62.23cm (29x24.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc. #C2002.10.3
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Maitreya is in the appearance of a bodhisattva seated amongst Buddha and Bodhisattva figures in the Tushita Heaven.

Jeff Watt 8-2011

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