Shakyamuni with Arhats Angaja and Bakula and the Twelfth Dalai Lama (1856-1875)

Artist/maker unknown, Tibetan

Geography:
Made in Tibet, Asia

Period:
Gelug

Date:
Late 19th century (1860-1900)

Medium:
Colors on cloth

Dimensions:
Image: 24 1/8 x 19 1/8 inches (61.3 x 48.6 cm) Frame: 22 1/2 × 31 3/4 × 1 1/2 inches (57.2 × 80.6 × 3.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Indian and Himalayan Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1961-149-3

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

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Label:
Buddha Shakyamuni, the Buddha of the Present Earth (world) Cycle, is seated on a throne supported by lions with traditional decorations behind. Arhats Arigja (on the left) and Bakula (on the right) are above him and his two main disciples, Sariputra and Maudgalyayana, are below. Between the disciples are two Dakinis involved in making offerings for each of the five senses.