Lot 107. A THANGKA FROM AN AVADANAKALPALATA SET WITH DEPICTION OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI

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Auction date:30.09.2017   15:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 107A THANGKA FROM AN AVADANAKALPALATA SET WITH DEPICTION OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI
Distemper on cloth, framed in a silk brocade mounting. Sino-Tibetan, 18th/19th century

This thangka belongs to a set illustrating the 108 stories of the Bodhisattva Vadanakalpalata. In the center is a depiction of of Buddha Shakyamuni on a lotus pedestal, framed by a large blue and orange aureole. His head is framed by an additional green halo. His hands performing the bhumisparsha mudra, in the palm of his left hand a small dharma wheel. The central depiction of the Buddha is surrounded by various scenes with Lamas and disciples in an idealized landscape with trees, soft hills and pavilions.

Shape: Rectangular vertical shape
Dimensions: 86,5 x 56 cm (painting size), 149 x 86 cm (mounting)
Condition: Overall good age-related condition, slightly fainted, few cracks and wear, the mounting with wear and slightly ripped.
Provenance: Austrian Private Collection

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