Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha - Shakyamuni

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 7899)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Shakyamuni Buddha. An inscription on the back states that it was painted by Mantangpa. However artists notations visible throughout the painting more than suggest that it was drawn by a master and left to a student to fill in the various colours.

Jeff Watt [updated 5-2018]

Secondary Images

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