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Tanka of Gautama Buddha, disciples, and the Thirty-five Buddhas of Confession

Tanka of Gautama Buddha, disciples, and the Thirty-five Buddhas of Confession

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Date: circa 1900-circa 1950
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Type of Resource:
Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
A western Tibetan or Nepalese watercolor painting on cotton, probably by an amateur artist that depicts Gautama Buddha seated on a lotus throne flanked by two of his chief disciples, Sāriputta and Moggallāna, and surrounded by the Thirty-five Buddhas of Confession. The tanka includes a silk cover
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 62.0 x 41.5 cm. bordered with silk brocade 90 x 65 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 31
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563719
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