Arhat Bakula

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese or Tibetan

Geography:
Made in China, Asia
or Tibet, Asia

Period:
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Date:
c. 18th - 19th century

Medium:
Colors on cloth

Dimensions:
Image: 36 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches (92.7 x 64.8 cm) Frame: 1 1/4 x 39 1/2 x 28 1/2 inches (3.2 x 100.3 x 72.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Indian and Himalayan Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1961-149-2

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Ristine, 1961

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An Arhat is one who has reached the end of the Eight-Fold Path, and has not only achieved perfection, but can teach others the way to perfection. Arhat Bakula, identified by the mongoose he holds, is the central figure, surrounded by some of his liberated disciples.