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The Buddha distributes honey, from a Prajnaparamita manuscript

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At A Glance

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  • Period

    12th century
  • Geography

    West Bengal state, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor and ink on palm leaf
  • Dimension

    H x W: 6.3 x 56 cm (2 1/2 x 22 1/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1930.87
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1930.87

Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1930
    Ajit Ghose, Calcutta to 1930 [1]
    From 1930
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Ajit Ghose, Calcutta in 1930 [2]
    Notes:
    [1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Art of Knowing in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas (March 25, 2023 - ongoing)
    Buddhist Art (May 9, 1993 to September 21, 2004)
    Indian Art (January 1, 1963 to January 28, 1981)
    Untitled Exhibition, South Asian Art, Gallery 8 (July 15, 1958 to January 1, 1963)
    Centennial Exhibition, West Corridor (February 25, 1956 to July 11, 1958)
    Untitled Exhibition, South Asian Painting, 1955 (October 24, 1955 to November 28, 1955)
    Untitled Exhibition, South Asian Paintings and Sculpture (October 2, 1947 to February 25, 1956)
    Untitled Exhibition, South Asian Paintings, Gallery 7 (January 10, 1945 to October 2, 1947)
    Untitled Exhibition, South Asian Paintings, Gallery 4 (May 5, 1933 to January 9, 1945)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Ajit Ghose
  • Origin

    West Bengal state, India
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Painting
  • On View

    Sackler Gallery 22a: The Art of Knowing in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas
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