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Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara
Distemper on cloth
Tibet
Estimate
12,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 108,000 USD
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56
Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara
Distemper on cloth
Tibet
Estimate
12,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 108,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara
Distemper on cloth
Tibet
The white four-armed Shadakshari seated on a lotus emerging from a lake in a mountain landscape, within a lobed shrine supported by pillars emerging from kalasha vases, the bodhisattva accompanied by a white and a golden figure each seated at ease with hands in anjali mudra, further forms of Avalokiteshvara within arched shrines above, an upper register of deities, monks and personages including Padmasambhava, deities either side with a naga appearing lower left from the cosmic ocean beneath, dharmapala below, with donors and an officiant seated before an altar with offerings and a low table with ritual implements.
22 1/4 by 18 in. (56.5 by 45.5 cm.)
15th Century
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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Tibetan Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 2001, p. 48, no. 10

Catalogue Note

Compare the format with a fifteenth century Western Tibetan Amitayus; see Pal, 1984, pl. 47. And compare the fantastic mountain scene beneath the lotus seat and the deities’ engaging intensity of expression in a Milarepa thanka in the Art Institute of Chicago; see Pal, 2003, pp. 246-7, no. 162.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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