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Royal Procession, Possibly a Representation of King Sanjaya from the Vessantara Jataka
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Royal Procession, Possibly a Representation of King Sanjaya from the Vessantara Jataka


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Description Possibly an illustration from the Jataka story of Prince Vessantara. King Sanjaya, the father of Prince Vessantara is seen leading his army to find and return Prince Vessantara to his kingdom. The king is mounted on the revered white elephant that was returned by the eight Brahmins who had received it from Prince Vessantara. It was the gift of the white elephant to the Brahmins that led to Vessantara's exile.
Exhibitions
  • Exhibition of Thai Paintings from James Bogle's Collection. Lycoming College Gallery, Williamsport. 1981-2002.
  • Art of Thailand. Ithaca College Museum of Art, Ithaca. 1971.
Provenance Collection of James E. Bogle, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 10, 1958, by purchase [from Wanchai, an antique dealer]; Walters Art Museum, 2010, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mr. James E. Bogle, 2010

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Period
3rd quarter 19th century (Rattanakosin)
Medium
pigments on cloth
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
2010.12.1
Measurements
H: 24 7/16 x W: 20 1/2 in. (62 x 52 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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