Budong Mingwang (Acala Candamaharosana), "The Immovable One," One of the Five Great Wisdom Kings

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Budong Mingwang (Acala Candamaharosana), "The Immovable One," One of the Five Great Wisdom Kings, dated 1764
Alternate Title: Pu-tung Ming-wang
Hanging Scroll
18th century
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Creation Place: China
'Kesi' thangka mounted as a hanging scroll; silk in tapestry weave with some details painted on the surface in gold and light colors
H. 89.5 x W. 54 cm (35 1/4 x 21 1/4 in.)
silk mounting only: 151.8 x 73.3 cm (59 3/4 x 28 7/8 in.)
mounting, including cord and roller ends: 169.9 x 78.7 cm (66 7/8 x 31 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Morse
, 1958.8
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Pratapaditya Pal, The Art of Tibet, exh. cat., Asia Society (New York, 1969), pp. 139-140, no. 25 (color plate between pp. 32-33)

Marsha Weidner, ed., Latter Days of the Law: Images of Chinese Buddhism, 850-1850, exh. cat., ed. Marsha Weidner Spencer Museum of Art (Lawrence, Kansas, 1994), pp. 256-259, cat. 14

Francesca Herndon-Consagra, Reflections of the Buddha, exh. cat., Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts (St. Louis, MO, 2011-2012), p. VII (detail); p. 26 (installation Image); p. 34 (color plate); p. 42, no. 13

Exhibition History
Reflections of the Buddha, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, 09/09/2011 - 03/10/2012