Preaching Sakyamuni

Miniature votive painting (tsai-kali); ink, color, and gold on paper | 11.6 x 10.7cm | 1000s

Unknown Artist

Buddhism was introduced to Tibet in the 7th century, but the persecution that followed in the 9th and 10th centuries destroyed all artifacts of the period. Consequently the earliest existing Buddhist art from Tibet dates to the 11th and 12th centurie...
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