• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 124

    U Ngwe Gaing (1901-1967)

    A Buddhist Procession to Ananda Pahto Temple, Bagan, Burma

    Price Realised  

    U Ngwe Gaing (1901-1967)
    A Buddhist Procession to Ananda Pahto Temple, Bagan, Burma
    signed 'Ngwe Gaing' (lower right)
    oil on board
    19½ x 23½in. (49.5 x 59.7cm.)


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    The Ananda Pahto, or Phaya, built c. 1090-1105 during the reign of King Kyanzilla, was the first of Bagan's great temples, and remains one of the finest and most beautiful of all of Bagan's architectural complexes.

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