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Blue Beryl Medical Chart

19th century

Ground mineral pigment on cotton

without mounting: 30 9/16 × 25 3/8 in. (77.7 × 64.5 cm)
with mounting: 48 1/16 × 44 5/16 in. (122 × 112.5 cm)
Gift of Sherwin B. Nuland, M.D. 1955
2003.74.1
Geography: 
Tibet, China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Tibetan
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Acquired in Nepal by Sam Litzinger [see note 1]; given to Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland (1930–2014), Hamden, Conn.; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2003

Note 1: According to Dr. Nuland, this work was purchased by Sam Litzinger during a trip to Nepal, and gifted to him.

Bibliography: 

John F. Avedon, The Buddha’s Art of Healing: Tibetan Paintings Rediscovered (New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1998).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.