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Assembly of Buddhist Deities

석가모니설법도 (釋迦牟尼說法圖)

1846
Overall: 78 x 216 cm (30 11/16 x 85 1/16 in.)
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Location: not on view

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The inscription below, even though partly erased, tells us that the painting was hung in the monks’ residential hall.

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The central deity in this Buddhist painting is Sākyamuni Buddha, given that he is displaying the earth-touching hand gesture. He is surrounded by several bodhisattvas and disciples. The inscription below, even though partly erased, tells us that the painting was created in 1846 and was hung in the monks’ residential hall.
Assembly of Buddhist Deities

Assembly of Buddhist Deities

1846

Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)

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