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Shakyamuni

Tibetan
18th century


Object Place: Tibet

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

29.659

Medium or Technique

Distemper on cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

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.

Provenance

1929, John Templeman Coolidge, Boston, MA; 1929, gift of Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 7, 1929)

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge