|Date Range||1900 - 1959|
|Collection||Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art|
Shakyamuni, Buddha (Tibetan: sha kya tu pa, sang gye, English: the Enlightened One of the Shakya Clan) returning from teaching in the heavens, descending on a jeweled staircase. This block print image is from a famous set of compositions depicting the life story of Shakyamuni Buddha.
Jeff Watt 5-2000 [updated 2-2011]