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Vasudhara Mandala
Distemper on cloth
Nepal
Estimate
6,0009,000
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46
Vasudhara Mandala
Distemper on cloth
Nepal
Estimate
6,0009,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Vasudhara Mandala
Distemper on cloth
Nepal
The six-armed goddess of abundance seated at the center of the lotus mandala, eight goddesses and the eight auspicious emblems depicted on the lotus petals, with narrative scenes from the Ashvagosha Avadana surrounding the palace, further mandala with Prajnaparamita and the Five Pancharakshas above, and with a Vajracharya performing puja with members of the donor family below.
39 by 32 3/4 in. (99.5 by 83.5 cm.)
1912
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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p. 104, no. 39.

Catalogue Note

The inscription records that in samvat 1032 (1912) this painting of Vasudhara was made by a guthi of worshippers and installed in the guthi building.

For another Nepalese paubha depicting the subject with a full description of the Ashvagosha Avadana, the legend of Vasudhara; see Huntington and Bangdel, 2003, p, 414, no. 127.

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