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Tanka of Amitaíãyus

Tanka of Amitaíãyus

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Creator: Unidentified Nepalese Artist
Date: circa 1900-circa 1950
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Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
A watercolor painting on cotton that depicts a red Amitāyus seated on a multicolored lotus accompanied by three smaller figures above and six human figures below in Nepalese dress and holding black umbrellas.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 57 x 39 cm. mounted on cotton 87 x 63 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 5
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563693
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