This painting is by an unknown artist from Sri Lanka. Wooden panel decorated with one central figure of Buddha wearing a tall headdress seated in padmasana on a lotus throne. Between the Buddha and the pillared arch under which he sits are floral motifs. A bird image to either side of the arch at the top. Arch surrounded by foliage. The whole in gold, red and white against a black ground.
Where to see this painting?
Horniman Museum and Gardens
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