Thursday, June 17, 2010

A Highly Important Thangka with Scenes from the Life of the Buddha Shakyamuni





Price Realized
Estimate$662,500
$600,000 - $800,000
Sale Information
Sale 2126
Masterpieces from the Zimmerman Family Collection
15 September 2008
New York, Rockefeller Plaza

Exhibited
Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Art Institute of Chicago; The Brooklyn Museum, Light of Asia: Buddha Sakyamuni in Asian Art, March 1984 - February 1985, cat. no. 11
The Dayton Art Institute; Baltimore, The Walters Art Gallery; The Newark Museum; Chicago, The David and Alfred Smart Gallery, Leaves from the Bodhi Tree: The Art of Pala India (8th-12th centuries) and Its International Legacy, November 1989 - December 1990, cat. no. 107
Newark Museum; Portland Art Museum; Phoenix Art Museum; Pittsburgh, The Helen and Clay Frick Foundation; Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Pasadena, Pacific Asia Museum and Tampa Museum of Art, Art of the Himalayas: Treasures from Nepal and Tibet, January 1992 - October 1993, cat. no. 81
Sydney, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Dancing to the Flute: Music and Dance in Indian Art, 1997, June - August 1997, cat. no. 75
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