A Painting of Amitayus
A Painting of Amitayus

EASTERN TIBET, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

Details
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.)
Provenance
Private collection, New York, acquired by 2000
Literature
Himalayan Art Resources (himalayanart.org), item no.24117

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