21 September 2007
A thangka of Buddha
Tibet, 18th Century
Seated in dhyanasana over a lotus throne with hands in dharmachakra mudra, wearing red and gold robes and the face backed by a green halo, set upon water in a green landscape surrounded by various worshippers and deities
20¼ x 12¼ in. (51.4 x 31 cm.)
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This thangka is most likely part of a set depicting the three Buddhas, this one representing Dipankara, the previous Buddha, and the other two would represent Shakyamuni and Maitreya.
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