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    Sale 12168

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    15 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 202

    A Painting of Amitayus

    EASTERN TIBET, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Painting of Amitayus
    Eastern Tibet, 17th/18th Century
    With Amitayus seated in gold at center in dhyanasana on a lotus throne, with his right hand raised in abhayamudra, wearing an ornate crown, the throne flanked by attendant figures, with a smaller figure of himself below flanked by winged attendants, all surrounded by repeated images of a golden seated Buddha backed by orange nimbuses and red aureoles
    30 ¼ x 19 5/8 in. (77 x 49.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Private collection, New York, acquired by 2000


    Literature

    Himalayan Art Resources (himalayanart.org), item no.24117