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  • Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the cessation of existence and suffering in order to help others on their own paths toward this goal As the bodhisattva of compassion Avalokiteshvara is especially popular Often recognized by his lotus attribute he is also called Padmapani the one with the lotus padma in his hand pani This sumptuous bronze sculpture gilded and inlaid with semiprecious stones may have been created in Tibet by migrant artists from Nepal for it bears a stylistic resemblance to Newari works from the Kathmandu Valley Exhibitions Desire and Devotion Art from India Nepal and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection The Walters Art Museum Baltimore Santa Barbara Museum of Art Santa Barbara Albuquerque Museum Albuquerque Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham 2001 2003 Cupola and Bridge Reinstallation 2014 2014 2017 Provenance Ian Alsop New York and Santa Fe date and mode of acquisition unknown John and Berthe Ford Baltimore March 25 1997 by purchase given to Walters Art Museum 2014 Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford 2014 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Tibetan Artist Period ca 1400 Medium gilded bronze

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/28081/bodhisattva-avalokiteshvara-3/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bodhisattva Lokeshvara · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Paradise usually depicted seated in Avalokiteshvara s headdress is here shown standing Exhibitions Desire and Devotion Art from India Nepal and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection The Walters Art Museum Baltimore Santa Barbara Museum of Art Santa Barbara Albuquerque Museum Albuquerque Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham 2001 2003 Provenance Ravi Kumar New York date and mode of acquisition unknown John and Berthe Ford Baltimore April 8 1984

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/5161/bodhisattva-lokeshvara/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bodhisattva Maitreya · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Maitreya Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit Description This elaborately crafted Bodhisattva Maitreya rests on a multilayered lotus pedestal gazing outward through eyes inlaid with silver Identifiable by the small water pot carved within the flower to his side and by the image of a stupa a reliquary mound encasing the remains of the Buddha or another revered person in his headdress Maitreya himself is the future Buddha Silver and copper inlay enhance the jewelry that adorns his body and the textile pattern that covers his garment The sculpture once part of an ensemble of devotional images was made for the monk Sadhurakshita whose name is inscribed on the base Exhibitions Cupola and Bridge Reinstallation 2014 2014 2017 Provenance John and Berthe Ford Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 2009 by gift Inscriptions under base Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford 2009 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Indian Artist Period 12th century Medium bronze with silver and copper inlay Metal Accession Number 54 3080 Measurements H 7 3 16 x W 5 9 16 x

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/843/bodhisattva-maitreya/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bodhisattva Maitreya, Buddha of the Future · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the other side is probably the nagakesara both of which are emblems of the bodhisattva Elaborately bejeweled like a bodhisattva he is distinguished by a crossbelt on his torso with a square clasp in the middle This is an accouterment that is not usually encountered in Maitreya images but is sometimes seen on mahasiddhas and protective deities However it is not inappropriate for a signifier of a hero which a bodhisattva is Very likely the bronze was cast for a patron in Gyantse in Tsang for it relates stylistically to other versions both in painting and in sculpture that may be associated with the construction of the famous Kumbum temple in the town during the late fifteenth century Most Tibetan metal images are hollow and enclose relics and mantras that are then sealed permanently with a plate which is either left plain or sealed with the thunderbolt motif This particular Maitreya however has a more ambitious plate embellished with etched designs the double thunderbolt the eight auspicious symbols of good fortune ashtamangala as well as the yang and yin emblems Exhibitions Desire and Devotion Art from India Nepal and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection The Walters Art

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/11145/bodhisattva-maitreya-buddha-of-the-future/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bodhisattva Manjushri · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the dhoti that falls further down on one side than the other the beaded chain below the belt the triad of pendants on the necklace and the prominent tiara tying ribbons von Schroeder 1981 Reedy 1997 Exhibitions Desire and Devotion Art from India Nepal and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection The Walters Art Museum Baltimore Santa Barbara Museum of Art Santa Barbara Albuquerque Museum Albuquerque Birmingham Museum

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/21614/bodhisattva-manjushri/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bodhisattva Shadakshari Lokeshvara · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    on a high lotus base his principle hands form the salutation gesture The second left hand holds the ubiquitous lotus but the other emblem the rosary is missing from the second right hand Exhibitions Desire and Devotion Art from India Nepal and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection The Walters Art Museum Baltimore Santa Barbara Museum of Art Santa Barbara Albuquerque Museum Albuquerque Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/15130/bodhisattva-shadakshari-lokeshvara/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Book Cover with the Seven Jewels · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    is the cavalry and above it the gem here referring to the Buddhist triple gem of the Buddha the teaching and the monkhood Exhibitions Desire and Devotion Art from India Nepal and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection The Walters Art Museum Baltimore Santa Barbara Museum of Art Santa Barbara Albuquerque Museum Albuquerque Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham 2001 2003 Provenance Jacques Caramagues New York date and mode

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/39933/book-cover-with-the-seven-jewels/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bound Collection of 20 Miniatures Depicting Village Life · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Museum 1991 by gift Credit Gift of Mr Furman Hebb 1991 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Indian Artist Period 1870 Medium paint on mica Painting Drawing Accession Number 35 176 Measurements H 7 7 8 x W 6 5 16 in 20 x 16 cm Geographies India Place of Origin Location Within Museum Not On View Tags Add A New Tag Related Objects Leaf from Bound Collection of 20 Miniatures Depicting Village Life Title 1870 Period 35 176A Accession Leaf from Bound Collection of 20 Miniatures Depicting Village Life Title 1870 Period 35 176C Accession Leaf from Bound Collection of 20 Miniatures Depicting Village Life Title 1870 Period 35 176D Accession Leaf from Bound Collection of 20 Miniatures Depicting Village Life Title 1870 Period 35 176E Accession Leaf from Bound Collection of 20 Miniatures Depicting Village Life Title 1870 Period 35 176F Accession Leaf from Bound Collection of 20 Miniatures Depicting Village Life Title 1870 Period 35 176G Accession Leaf from Bound Collection of 20 Miniatures Depicting Village Life Title 1870 Period 35 176H Accession Leaf from Bound Collection

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/18725/bound-collection-of-20-miniatures-depicting-village-life/ (2016-02-18)
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