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Tanka of Gautama Buddha

Tanka of Gautama Buddha

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Creator: Tsewang Norbu
Date: circa 1865
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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 Gautama Buddha surrounded by nine figures. The painting also depicts the male and female patron on the painting in Sanskrit expressed in phonetic Tibetan, Bhalaram Norbu and Bhanavati Drolma. Inscription in Tibetan on the verso, which venerates Gautama Buddha, the patrons, and the artist.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 104 x 74 cm. bordered with silk 104 x 73 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 2
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: 10563690
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