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Episodes in the Life of Buddha
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Episodes in the Life of Buddha

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Description The painting depicts 13 episodes in the life of Buddha. As with Thai paintings these episodes begin at the bottom of the painting and move towards the top: 1. Gotoma accepts a mess of rice from Sujata 2. Gotama casts his bowl into the river 3. Sutthiya gives Gotama grass to sit upon 4. The lesson of the three strings 5. Mara's daughters temp the Buddha 6. Calling the earth to witnesses 7. Buddha Seated in the Jeweled House (?) 8. Sutatta pays homage to Buddha (116) 9. Conversion of the three Kassapas 10. Five monks become Buddha's disciples (?) 11. Five monks become Buddha's disciples (?) 12. Unknown 13. The miracle at Shravasti 14. Inscription
  • Exhibition of Thai Paintings from James Bogle's Collection. Lycoming College Gallery, Williamsport. 1981-2002.
Provenance 'Thong Thai' 1157/1-2, New Road, Bangkok, Thailand; Collection of James E. Bogle, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1997, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2010, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mr. James E. Bogle, 2010

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last quarter 19th century (Rattanakosin)
pigments on cloth
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 79 15/16 x W: 33 1/16 in. (203 x 84 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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