Sitatapatra (Sitatapatrosnisa)—eighty-one representations

Historical period(s)
18th-19th century
Medium
Color and gold on linen
Dimensions
H x W: 85.3 x 56.1 cm (33 9/16 x 22 1/16 in)
Geography
Tibet
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.68
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
bow, Buddhism, dharmachakra, lotus, Sitatapatra, Tibet, Tibetan Buddhism, vajra
Provenance

To 1905
Marie Meyer-Riefstahl (1876-1961), Manchester, England, Paris, France, and New York, NY, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Marie Meyer-Riefstahl in 1905 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 497, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Marie Meyer-Riefstahl was named Miss Marie Louise Nordlinger at the time of acquisition.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919
Marie Meyer-Riefstahl (C.L. Freer source) 1876 - 1961

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum