Lot 41: A Tibetan Thangka of Buddha Amitabha in Pure Land Paradise
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
19th century, depicts Buddha Amitabha seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne in his Pure Land paradise holding a patra and surrounded by bodhisattvas, the heavenly asparas fly to the left and right of Amitabha's halo, and below you see faithful awaiting entry into the Western paradise from a rainbow pathway, professionally framed under glass, not examined outside of the frame.
SS 25 x 17.25 in.
DOA 38 x 30 in.
Sotheby's, Sale 7281, New York, Asian Decorative Works of Art, March 26, 1999.
Property of a Gentleman
Condition Report: Fair amount of pigment loss and some damp staining.