About this object

Painting on canvas with brocade silk border. Eastern Tibetan style thangka of Buddha Shakyamuni seated in centre with hand in bhumisparsha (moment of enlightenment, touching the earth) painted in a golden colour, with begging bowl. In top left there is the Buddha with hands in dhyana mudra and top right the Buddha is shown with hands in dharmachakra mudra.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion; Art
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    20th Century early
  • Materials
    Textile Silk; Mineral; Pigment; Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Mrs Stopford
  • Collector
    Guy Stopford
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    1090 mm x 649 mm; 42 15/16 in x 25 9/16 in
  • Related people
    Guy Stopford ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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