Western Paradise of the Buddha Amitabha

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Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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Freer Gallery 17: Promise of Paradise: Ancient Chinese Buddhist Sculpture
550-577
Period
Northern Qi dynasty
Accession Number
F1921.2
Topic
Buddhism
tree
bodhisattva
relief seal
Avalokiteshvara
Northern Qi dynasty (550 - 577)
lotus
Amitabha Buddha
meditation
temple
sutra
cave
China
throne
Mahasthamaprapta
abhaya mudra
Pure Land
Chinese Art
Origin
southern Xiangtangshan, Cave 2, Hebei province, China
Medium
Limestone with traces of pigment
Dimensions
H x W: 159.3 x 334.5 cm (62 11/16 x 131 11/16 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Sculpture
Stone