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Thangka

Native NameThangka
Object Number:51-4-148
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Sakyamuni Buddha
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number:L-38 - Other Number

Description

Painting. Sakyamuni Buddha in a rainbow glory, performing a miracle of reduplication. 51-4-139 to 153 are a set showing Sakyamuni Buddha in different aspects. Extremely interesting set, with long inscriptions and pagodas on the back of each painting. (Although mounted alike, internal evidence suggests more than one set here).

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