Painted banner with four scenes from the Life of the Buddha, in a landscape setting: Buddha's father, King Suddhodana, sending messengers in search of Śākyamuni; the search; the farewell of Śākyamuni to his groom, Chandaka, and his horse, Kanthaka; and their return to the palace. Blank cartouches on alternate sides of the scenes. Ink and colours on silk.

An00000077 001 l

Thing

Made Of
silk
Type of Thing
繪畫, Chinese, painting, banner, ["幡", "Chinese"]
Subject
landscape, king/queen, groom, mammal, buddha
Techniques
painted

People

Depicted
Śākyamuni, Channa, Suddhodana, Kanthaka
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel

Place

Found In
Qian Fo Dong

Time

Acquired In
1919
Related Event
Life of the Buddha
Made
9thC
Period/Culture
Tang dynasty

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