17 September 2008
A RARE PAINTED BUDDHIST WALL FRESCO
Depicting two full-faced bodhisattvas with bow-shaped mouths standing amidst billowing clouds, one holding a tablet and the other a whisk, both wearing elaborate layered robes, swirling scarves and high jeweled headdresses
33¼ x 22 in. (84.5 x 55.9 cm.), framed and glazed
Albert M. Bender (1866-1941).
Acquired by the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum, 1933, and deaccessioned in 2001.
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