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  • Bodhisattva, probably Maitreya · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Descending 1 240 7 Previous Next Additional Views Explore Object Creative Commons License Bodhisattva probably Maitreya Provenance Credit Provenance Mrs WIlliam Siedenburg New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 2002 by gift Credit Gift of Cylia G Siedenburg 2001 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 Thai

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/35323/bodhisattva-probably-maitreya-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bowl · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    By Period Descending 1 240 8 Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Bowl Provenance Credit Provenance Dr Henry D Ginsburg Tarrytown NY date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1986 by gift Credit Gift of Dr Henry D Ginsburg 1986 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 Thai

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/23821/bowl-12/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Buddha at the Mahabodhi Temple · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the middle path to embrace the eight prescriptions for virtuous living and finally his overcoming the temptation by the demon Mara Seven scenes from the Buddha s life documenting his journey along the path to this climactic moment are arrayed around the large image of the seated Buddha By touching the ground the Buddha called upon the earth itself to testify to his enlightened state Following this triumph the Buddha would commence his lifetime of preaching the secrets of a virtuous life to all who would hear his words Along the bottom of the impression a line of as yet un deciphered Mon script likely offers a Buddhist invitation to follow the Buddha s path The scene serves as a kind of memento recalling this supremely important moment in the Buddha s exemplary life Plaques and of other votive objects depicting this scene were produced in large numbers at Bodh Gaya and were likely sold as souvenirs to pilgrims visiting the site During the reign of the Buddhist Pala Kingdom 8th 12th century in the Bengal and Bihar regions of India portions of Sikkim Nepal and virtually all of Bangladesh this type of terracotta plaque was produced at many Indian locations Some of these plaques must have accompanied pilgrims from Bodh Gaya back to temples in Pagan The Burmese form of the Mahabodhi Temple plaque was based quite closely on the Pala model but they are most often incised on the back with the names of royalty and were then offered as sacred deposits in stupas and temples The plaques served the dual purposes of creating merit for the donors and keeping alive the message of the Buddha as the religion was actively disappearing in India With plaques like this one the site of the Buddha s triumph was mystically

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/77469/buddha-at-the-mahabodhi-temple/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Buddha at the Moment of Victory · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    ideals of classic Cambodian sculpture which had earlier been widespread in central Thailand In the 14th and 15th centuries Thai Buddhists could choose to make an image following the ideals of the new Sukhothai style or one in a modified Cambodian style Exhibitions Unearthly Elegance Buddhist Art from the Griswold Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1995 Provenance Mr Lamai Kamphaeng Phet Alexander B Griswold Monkton January 20 1951 presented

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/21789/buddha-at-the-moment-of-victory/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Buddha at the Moment of Victory · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the same curvilinear ideals of beauty seen in the contemporary images of Sukhothai produced further north Exhibitions The Allure of Bronze The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1995 Unearthly Elegance Buddhist Art from the Griswold Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1995 Provenance Alexander B Griswold Monkton 1948 or before presented to the Breezewood Foundation December 1962 inv no 737 Walters Art Museum 1992 by bequest Inscriptions none Credit Bequest of

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/23222/buddha-at-the-moment-of-victory-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Buddha Descending from Tavatimsa Heaven · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    descending from Tavatisma Heaven Exhibitions Exhibition of Thai Paintings from James Bogle s Collection Lycoming College Gallery Williamsport 1981 2002 Art of Thailand Ithaca College Museum of Art Ithaca 1971 Provenance Collection of James E Bogle Philadelphia Pennsylvania September 30 1959 by purchase from Wanchai an antique dealer Walters Art Museum 2010 by gift Credit Gift of Mr James E Bogle 2010 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/81910/buddha-descending-from-tavatimsa-heaven/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Buddha Descending from the Tavatimsa Heaven · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Creative Commons License Buddha Descending from the Tavatimsa Heaven Provenance Credit Provenance Ethnic East Regent Hotel Mae Rim Old Road Chiengmai Thailand Collection of James E Bogle Philadelphia Pennsylvania January 28 2003 by purchase Walters Art Museum 2010 by gift Credit Gift of Mr James E Bogle 2010 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/81934/buddha-descending-from-the-tavatimsa-heaven/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Buddha in Royal Attire · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    to a Thai text the Buddha put on a crown and necklace when he made a magical appearance to convert a heretic king Exhibitions Unearthly Elegance Buddhist Art from the Griswold Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1995 Provenance From Bangkok Alexander B Griswold Monkton July 1949 presented to the Breezewood Foundation 1985 inv no 852 Walters Art Museum 1992 by bequest Credit Bequest of A B Griswold 1992 Download

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/1403/buddha-in-royal-attire/ (2016-02-18)
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