Mural Painting

C688.21

From: China | Shanxi | Hongtong | Guangshengsi

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C688.21
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese | Buddhist
Provenience China | Shanxi | Hongtong | Guangshengsi
Period Ming Dynasty
Date Made ca. 1476
Section Asian
Materials Mud | Seeds | Straw | Leaves | Tempera
Technique Mural | Painted
Iconography Suryaprabha | Yaksa General | Bamboo Staff
Description

Single panel from a wall mural depicting the chest of Suryaprabha with a linghzi shaped jewerly plate and a partial Yaksa General holding a bamboo staff on the right. Part of a larger mural depicting the Medicine Buddha, Bhaisajyaguru.

Height 93.98 cm
Width 175.26 cm
Credit Line Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1927

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