Tibetan paintings of Shakyamuni typically show him attented by his two favourite disciples, Shariputra and Maudgalyayana [like this Thangka]. Furthermore the Chinese queen listening to the Buddhas teach is depicted at the bottom of the painting.
The original painting was a present of the Chinese Emperor Yuan De [Ming dynasty, 14th century] to Shakya Yeshi, a disciple of Tsong Khapa, the founder of the yellow hat sect or Gelug.
The painting shows Tibetan, Chinese and Mongolian inscriptions.
|Measurements:||15.7 x 23.6" | 40 x 60 cm|
|Shipment:||Parcel Service from Germany or Nepal|