Bodhisattva Manjushri with Attendants Artist: Unknown

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early 13th century

Asian Art

Identified by the text held in his left hand, Manjushri is known as the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, one of the two primary virtues of Buddhism; the other is compassion. The small size of this painting suggests that it was originally part of an illustrated manuscript.

Medium

Opaque watercolor on paper

Dimensions

4 1/2 × 3 3/4 in. (11.43 × 9.53 cm)
matted: 6 3/8 × 5 1/2 in. (16.2 × 14 cm)

Credit Line

Lent by Steven M. Kossak, B.A. 1972

Loan number

ILE2017.17.15

Culture
Period

13th century

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