Object Place: Tibet
Overall: 76 x 50cm (29 15/16 x 19 11/16in.) Storage: 172.3 x 66.6 x 11 cm (67 13/16 x 26 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Distemper on cotton
Not On View
Painting without decorative borders, possibly originally in thangka format.
Image depicts scenes and miracles from the life of the historical Buddha, Shakyamuni. One of a set depicting the same subject. Possibly part of set with 26.242, 26.243, 26.244 and 50.3776.
Small gold inscriptions identifying scenes and color notations under paint in Chinese. Extensive inscription on reverse.
1929, John Templeman Coolidge, Boston, MA; 1929, gift of Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 7, 1929)
Gift of John Templeman Coolidge