Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha - Shakyamuni

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 87212)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Uncertain
Size 68x53cm (26.77x20.87in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Catalogue # acc.# 21_732, William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Shakyamuni, Buddha (Tibetan: sha kya tu pa, sang gye. English: the Enlightened One, Sage of the Shakya Clan) with Amitayus above and four bodhisattvas standing at the sides.

Sanskrit: Buddha Shakyamuni Tibetan: Sang gye sha kya tu pa

Jeff Watt 4-2001

Related Items
Thematic Sets
Shakyamuni Buddha: Main Page
Painting Style: Qianlong Period Painting Style
Collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston