University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
Object Number:51-4-152
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Sakyamuni Buddha
Luohan
Monks
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number:L-45 - Other Number

Description

Painting. Sakyamuni Buddha with his two monk disciples and two luohan, etc. 51-4-139 to 153 are a set: 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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