Shakyamuni

Tibetan
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 132.5 x 76.5cm (52 3/16 x 30 1/8in.)

Accession Number

26.242

Medium or Technique

Distemper on cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Painting without decorative borders, possibly originally in thangka format.

Sakyamuni seated cross-legged on lotus throne making dharmachakra and dhyana mudras. Surrounded by scenes from life (?), set in verdant landscape. Figures very Chinese style. Part of set with 26.243.

Inscription

Small gold inscriptions identifying scenes.

Provenance

1926, Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, MA; 1926, gift of Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection