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shakyamuni buddha
distemper on cloth
tibet
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 156,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
71
shakyamuni buddha
distemper on cloth
tibet
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 156,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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shakyamuni buddha
distemper on cloth
tibet

Shakyamuni Buddha seated on a lotus within a red scrollwork shrine, flanked by standing bodhisattvas Maitreya and Manjushri, beneath a torana with kirttimukha clutching naga tails to his mouth, with pillars supporting kinnara either side, Guhyasamaja and Chakrasamvara with lamas above, the sixteen arhats and Vajrapani below with a donor and priest before an altar.


25 2/3 by 19 2/3 in. (65 by 50 cm.)
circa 15th Century
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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Tibetan Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 2001, p. 28, no. 1.

Catalogue Note

Compare the narrowed eyes of the deities, the scrollwork design and the shrine format of a fifteenth century western Tibetan painting from Guge, now in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, depicting Shakyamuni Buddha with two bodhisattvas and the sixteen arhats; see Rhie and Thurman, 1997, pp. 80-1, no. 4.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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New York