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Gum tempera and ink on palm leaf
Leaf: 5.4 x 56.2 cm (2 1/8 x 22 1/8 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1938.301.186.b
The red Buddha Amitabha is seated under a tree on a throne in the middle of the upper page; two geese—his animal emblems—perch at the top on either side. A white and red bodhisattva are on either side.
This manuscript, consisting of 188 double-sided folios, was calligraphed by a scribe at a monastery in northeastern India, commissioned by a monk from Nepal. Judging from the style of the paintings, they are the work of Nepalese artists.
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