26 octobre 2010

A rare wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Vietnam, ca. 18th century..

A rare wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Vietnam, ca. 18th century. photo courtesy Nagel seated in vajrasana, both hands resting in dhyanamudra on his lap, wearing under skirt and mantle covering both shoulders and falling in pleats around his legs. H. 61,5 cm - Estimate € 6 000 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 4th 2010 www.auction.de
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18 mars 2010

"The Buddha & The Sacred Site" @ Asia Society

Buddha Shakyamuni, India, Bihar. Pala period, late 9th–early 10th century. Schist. Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.37. © Asia Society, New York Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art is the first major exhibition of its kind devoted to the impact of Buddhist pilgrimage on Asia’s artistic production. It highlights approximately 120 objects of importance and extraordinary quality, including sculptures, paintings, prints, ritual implements, photographs, and maps. The objects, dating from the... [Lire la suite]