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Amitabha

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Inscription

On reverse, in red and black ink, a drawing of a stupa (chorten) with a long inscription in small Tibetan print - to be read. Also on the inscription is a line of cursive Tibetan script - to be read.

Provenance

By 1967, John Goelet, New York, NY (probably purchased in India or Nepal in he 1960's); 1967 gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 13, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Tibetan, 17th century

Object Place

Tibet

Dimensions

64 x 51 cm (25 3/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.848

Medium or Technique

Thangka; distemper and gold on cotton

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings