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Tanka of Amitaíãyus

Tanka of Amitaíãyus

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Date: circa 1700-circa 1800
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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 Amitāyus, a deity associated with longevity, surrounded with 144 miniature emanations of himself. Inscription in Tibetan on the verso.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 70.0 x 45.5 bordered with silk brocade 118 x 72 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 12
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563700
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