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Buddha Reclining with Base

Artist:
Unidentified (Burmese)  Search this
Medium:
gilded and painted stone
Dimensions:
7 3/4 x 18 7/8 x 7 in. (19.7 x 48.0 x 17.7 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
18th century
Topic:
Religion\Buddhism  Search this
Religion\Buddhism\Buddha  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of William E. Huntington in memory of Alice Pike Barney
Object number:
1976.86.6A-B
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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edanmdm:saam_1976.86.6A-B

Bodhisattva

Artist:
Unidentified (Chinese)  Search this
Medium:
marble
Dimensions:
43 x 15 x 13 7/8 in. (109.2 x 38.1 x 35.2 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
ca. 900
Topic:
Figure female\full length  Search this
Religion\Buddhism\Bodhisattva  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.8.344
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Only Gradually Did Kuan-uin

Artist:
Harry Cimino, born Marion, IN 1898-died Sharon, CT 1969  Search this
Medium:
woodcut
Dimensions:
plate: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (11.3 x 8.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Architecture\boat\sailing ship  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Architecture Exterior  Search this
Object\other\sign  Search this
Religion\Buddhism\Kuan Yin  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Charlotte Manzari
Object number:
1969.31.34
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Bangkok

Artist:
Louis Lozowick, born Ludvinovka, Russia 1892-died South Orange, NJ 1973  Search this
Medium:
color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 16 1/8 x 12 1/8 in. (40.9 x 30.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1966
Topic:
Architecture\religious\temple  Search this
Religion\Buddhism  Search this
Occupation\religion\monk  Search this
Landscape\Thailand\Bangkok  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Adele Lozowick
Object number:
1979.76.16
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1966, Lee Lozowick
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Department:
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Teasing the Daruma

Artist:
Helen Hyde, born Lima, NY 1868-died Pasadena, CA 1919  Search this
Medium:
color woodcut on paper
Dimensions:
image: 5 1/2 x 9 3/8 in. (13.9 x 23.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1905
Topic:
Figure\child  Search this
Ethnic\Japanese  Search this
Religion\Buddhism  Search this
Dress\ethnic\Japanese dress  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Hyde Gillette in memory of Mabel Hyde Gillette and Edwin Fraser Gillette
Object number:
1992.13.40
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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The Daruma Branch

Artist:
Helen Hyde, born Lima, NY 1868-died Pasadena, CA 1919  Search this
Medium:
color woodcut on paper
Dimensions:
image: 4 7/8 x 4 1/2 in. (12.5 x 11.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1910
Topic:
Ethnic\Japanese  Search this
Religion\Buddhism  Search this
Figure\fragment\face  Search this
Figure male\child\full length  Search this
Dress\ethnic\Japanese dress  Search this
Object\foliage  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Hyde Gillette in memory of Mabel Hyde Gillette and Edwin Fraser Gillette
Object number:
1992.13.61
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Zen Garden Two

Artist:
Maltby Sykes, born Aberdeen, MS 1911-died Montgomery, AL 1992  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
sheet: 24 x 36 in. (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Landscape\garden  Search this
Religion\Buddhism  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Agony in the garden  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Marjorie Tyre Sykes
Object number:
1994.108.12
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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There is no Buddha Out There

Artist:
William T. Wiley, born Bedford, IN 1937  Search this
Medium:
color etching
Dimensions:
22 x 22 1/2 in. (55.9 x 57.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1999
Topic:
Figure\full length  Search this
Religion\Buddhism\Buddha  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
2003.68.25
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1999, William T. Wiley
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Zen for TV

Artist:
Nam June Paik, born Seoul, Korea 1932-died Miami Beach, FL 2006  Search this
Medium:
manipulated television set; black and white, silent
Dimensions:
19 x 22 1/2 x 18 in. (48.3 x 57.2 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1963, 1976 version
Topic:
Religion\Buddhism  Search this
Object\furniture\television  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Byungseol and Dolores An
Object number:
2006.20
Restrictions & Rights:
© Nam June Paik Estate
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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edanmdm:saam_2006.20

A Triad [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Anderson, Karl 1874-1956  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure female--Full length--Nude  Search this
Figure group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Religion--Buddhism--Buddha  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Fan  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0030151
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_30152

Tibetan Lama [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Biddle, George 1885-1973  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1959
Topic:
Ethnic  Search this
Figure female--Head  Search this
Occupation--Religion  Search this
Religion--Buddhism  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0043933
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_43934

Buddha and the Maidens (A Decoration) [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Glackens, William 1870-1938  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
Ca. 1916
Topic:
Religion--Buddhism--Buddha  Search this
Figure group--Female  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0046081
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_46082

(No Title Given) [photograph] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Mielziner, Jo  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Animal  Search this
Fantasy  Search this
Religion--Buddhism  Search this
Architecture--Religious--Temple  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0005623
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edanmdm:siris_jul_5623

(No Title Given) [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Mielziner, Jo  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Military  Search this
Religion--Buddhism  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Landscape--Tree  Search this
Architecture--Religious--Temple  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0005624
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"As a solid rock is not shaken by a strong gale, so wise persons remain unaffected by praise or censure."--Buddha, 5th century, B.C. From the series Great Ideas of Eastern Man.

Artist:
Yusaku Kamekura, Japanese, born Japan 1915  Search this
Medium:
color transparency
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 16 1/8 x 12 3/4 in. (41.0 x 32.4 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Phototransparency
Date:
1960
Topic:
Landscape\rocks  Search this
Religion\Buddhism  Search this
Landscape\plant\flower  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.135
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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"Victory breeds hatred, for the vanquished is stricken with suffering; but the tranquil man lives in happiness, disregarding both victory and defeat."--Buddha, The Dhammapada, verse 201. From the series Great Ideas of Eastern Man.

Artist:
Matazo Kayama, Japanese, born Kyoto, Japan 1927  Search this
Medium:
gouache, metallic gouache, and opaque white on dyed paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 7/8 x 10 1/2 in. (37.7 x 26.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1961
Topic:
Landscape\tree  Search this
Landscape\celestial\sun  Search this
Religion\Buddhism  Search this
Animal\bird\raven  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.142
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Untitled (Though one should in battle conquer a thousand times, he who conquers himself has the more glorious victory.)--Buddha. From the series Great Ideas of Eastern Man.

Artist:
Chi-kwan Chen, Chinese, born Peking, China 1921  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
sight 26 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (67.2 x 19.9 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1959-1960
Topic:
Dress\ethnic  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Religion\Buddhism\Buddha  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.65
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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The Eternal Supper [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Mora, F. Luis 1874-1940  Search this
Subject:
Mohammed  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
Ca. 1926
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Religion--Old Testament--Moses  Search this
Religion--Buddhism--Buddha  Search this
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0101577
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_101578

Kwaunon Meditating on Human Life [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Kwannon [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
La Farge, John 1835-1910  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1908
Topic:
Mythology--Oriental--Kwannon  Search this
Religion--Buddhism  Search this
Landscape--Waterfall  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0036027
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_36028

The "Tibetan Book of Buddhist Proportions" Show Exactly How to Draw the Buddha

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:32:52 +0000
Topic:
Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_a7a714cf068a376d9947d9e37f0d3783

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