Description This seated hermit, who holds a fruit in his right hand, may in fact represent the Buddha-to-be in one of his previous lives. The leg strap, which hermits wear in order to help support their legs during long stretches of meditation, has broken between the legs.
|12/19/1983||Examination||examined for condition|
- Unearthly Elegance: Buddhist Art from the Griswold Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
Provenance Alexander B. Griswold, Monkton, [presented to the Breezewood Foundation, inv. no. 699]; Walters Art Museum, 1979, by gift.
Credit Gift of A. B. Griswold, 1979
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