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Buddha with His Hands Raised in Dharmacakra Mudra, Leaf from a dispersed Pancavimsatisahasrika Prajnaparamita Manuscript

Period:
Pala period
Date:
ca. 1090
Culture:
India (Bengal) or Bangladesh
Medium:
Opaque watercolor on palm leaf
Dimensions:
2 1/16 x 22 1/8 in. (5.2 cm x 56.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
55.121.36.7
Not on view
Buddha with his hands raised in dharmacakra mudra, preaching first sermon at Sarnath, attended by two disciples.
[The Kevorkian Foundation , New York, by 1955; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Early Buddhist Manuscript Painting: The Palm-Leaf Tradition," July 29, 2008–March 22, 2009.

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