paintings

PAINTING ON CLOTH
Descent from Tawatinsa Sky
Burma/Myanmar
c.19th Century
h. 39 in., w. 32 1/2 in.

Gift of William Wise, 1989
BC2007.03.01

Classical burmese depiction of the descent of Tavatimsa sky. Also referring to the descent from Mount Meru and the prediction at Sankassa city where the Buddha preached the Dharma to his followers.