Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha - Avadana (teaching stories)

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 65592)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shelley & Donald Rubin
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Chokyi Jungne, the 8th Situ Panchen (1700-1774): portrayed as the patron for the set of Avadana Kalpalata paintings, along with a written proclamation; the twenty-fifth and last painting in the Avadana series.

Art Represented in Art: at the top left a large scroll waits to be inscribed with a proclamation by Situ Panchen Chokyi Jungne. At the lower left two artists draw Buddha figures on stretched cloth frames.

Jeff Watt 3-2005

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Painting Set: Avadana Composition (Situ Panchen Design) Main Page
Teacher: Tai Situ 8 Chokyi Jungne Main Page
Incarnation Lineage: Tai Situ Main Page
Subject: Art Depicted in Art
Subject: Art Depicted in Art (Paintings)
Subject: Art Depicted in Art (Making Art)
Teacher: Situ Panchen (Avadana Set)