About This Artwork

Central Tibet

Buddhist Manuscript Cover with the Bodhisattvas Avalokiteshvara and Manjushri, c. 1300

Wood with traces of gilding
73.7 x 26.7 x 2.5 cm (29 x 10 1/2 x 1 in.)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Pratapaditya Pal, 1995.452

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Pal, Pratapaditya. Himalayan Art: Selected New Acquisitions. Arts of Asia : Vol 29, No. 3 (May-June 1999), p. 82, fig. 11.

Ownership History

Gifted to the Art Institute by Dr. and Mrs. Pratapaditya Pal, Los Angeles, Ca., June 24, 1996.

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