painting / 繪畫
Painting of Kṣitigarbha, shown as a seated monk under a canopy. The Six Ways of Life emerge from him, with figures on clouds, each flanked by an inscribed cartouche. Ink and colours on silk, with later restoration on paper.
- 851-950 (circa)
- Excavated/Findspot: Qian Fo Dong, Ch.lvi.0017 (from bundle Ch.lvi at Cave 17 at Ch’ien Fo Tung (pinyin: Qian Fo Dong))
- (Asia,China,Gansu (province),Dunhuang,Qian Fo Dong (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas))
- Excavated/Findspot: 千佛洞
- Height: 123.6 centimetres
- Width: 54.5 centimetres
Inscription Positionin cartouches
Inscription TranslationShort inscriptions identifying the Six Ways of Life. Not yet translated.
Inscription CommentNot quoted in Whitfield.
For full acquisition history, see 1919,0101,0.1.
- Ch.lvi.0017 (Stein no.)
Front Painting of Ksitigarbha, shown as a seated monk under a canopy. The Six Ways of Life emerge from him, with figures on clouds, each flanked by an inscribed cartouche. Ink and colours on silk, with later restoration on paper.
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