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Western Paradise of the Buddha Amitabha
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Western Paradise of the Buddha Amitabha

Western Paradise of the Buddha Amitabha

Medium:
Limestone with traces of pigment
Dimensions:
H x W: 159.3 x 334.5 cm (62 11/16 x 131 11/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture, Stone
Origin:
southern Xiangtangshan, Cave 2, Hebei province, China
Topic:
Buddhism, tree, bodhisattva, relief, Avalokitesvara, musical instrument, Northern Qi dynasty (550 - 577), lotus, Amitabha Buddha, meditation, temple, sutra, cave, China, throne, stone, Mahasthamaprapta, Pure Land Buddhism, abhaya mudra, Pure Land, Chinese Art, paradise, pigment
Credit Line:
Purchase
On View:
Freer, Gallery 17: Promise of Paradise
Date:
550-577
Period:
Northern Qi dynasty
Accession Number:
F1921.2
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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