Amitabha in Sukhavati Pure Land, from a four-part set of thangkas

Historical period(s)
late 19th century
Medium
Mineral pigments on sized cotton; Chinese Qing brocade frame, silk dustcover and ribbons; chased silver caps
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 127 x 66 cm (50 x 26 in) H x W (painting): 61 x 38.1 cm (24 x 15 in)
Geography
Central Tibet, Lhasa
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2013.29.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Thangka

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Amitabha Buddha, Buddhism, thangka, Tibet
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Marylin M. Rhie Robert A.F. Thurman. A Shrine for Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection. New York and London. II-1b, 98, 100.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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