Examples of Works in the Museum of Art/Fine Arts Museum
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Buddhist images from the 11th to the 19th century

Amitabha Buddha, 11th century



Venerable Ananda became the regular attendant of the Buddha and remained with him for twenty-five years.

Left: Bahulata, a Buddhist monk, 18th century; Buddha of Tuyet Son, 18th century

An emaciated Sakyamuni represented as a monk thinned by fast and hardships, recalls an episode of his ascetic life on Mount Tuyet Son (Himalaya). This statue of Sakyamuni is commonly called "Statue Tuyet Son".

Left: Buddha of Tuyet Son, 18th century; center: Buddha of Tuyet Son, 19th century

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