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Tanka of Gautama Buddha

Tanka of Gautama Buddha

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Date: circa 1800-circa 1850
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Type of Resource:
Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
A western Tibetan watercolor painting on cotton that depicts Gautama Buddha accompanied by smaller figures, including a monkey. Several panels in the image contain inscriptions in cursive Tibetan script. Depiction of a stupa on the verso.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 70 x 45 cm. bordered with silk 101 x 58 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 30
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: 10563718
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