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Stupa
distemper on cloth
Tibet
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 180,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
53
Stupa
distemper on cloth
Tibet
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 180,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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Stupa
distemper on cloth
Tibet

The stupa with a Tibetan hierarch enshrined within the dome, another below before the base, flanked by the bodhisattvas Maitreya and Avalokiteshvara standing against a flower-strewn red background, with apsara offering parasols, flowers, garlands and streamers, registers of deities, monks, and siddhas above, Tibetan lamas either side of the stupa, and a presiding lama in the lower register of male and female deities.


17 by 14 5/8 in. (43.2 by 37.1 cm.)

13th/14th Century


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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p. 28, no. 1.

Catalogue Note

The rare memorial painting of a revered Tibetan teacher is distinguished by its fine line and vibrant palette; compare the standing bodhisattvas in a series of thirteenth century works by Nepalese artists painting in Tibet, see Kossak and Casey Singer; 1999, pp. 138-43, pls. 26a, b, c.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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New York