|Massive Ming Dynasty Buddhist School Portrait |
of the Xuande Emperor (1425-1435)
Very few of these paintings appear on the American or European markets as most have either been repatriated to Chinese collections or long ago lost due to damage.
The details are exceptional throughout and are rendered in soft pleasing tones on silk. He is surrounded by billowing clouds beneath a Buddhist canopy and surrounded by two attendants and four acolytes as he sits on his celestial throne. Some typical losses to the paint and silk, detail images are available.
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$44,000, Trade inquiry's are of course welcome.
Size: Sight/image size 63.5" tall x 37" wide.
Overall size including frame; 67.5" tall and 41" wide.
The painting weighs 44 pounds including frame and glass.