Women in Sri Lankan Sculpture and Painting

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Title

Sujatha, a female devotee of Buddha

Subject

Rites and ceremonies
Women in art--Kandy (Sri Lanka)
Sujatha--Mural painting and decoration--Gangarama Vihare, Kandy--Sri Lanka
Women in art.

Description

An episode in the life of the Buddha picked out as worthy of illustration by painters of the Kandyan period (18th to early 19th century A.D.) is the offering of alms by Sujatha. She would have been considered typical of the average female lay devotee. This painting is from the Gangarama Vihare near Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Creator

Sirima Kiribamune

Source

Gangarama Vihare, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Date

18th to early 19th century A.D.
Period of study: 1986-1987
Version: 01/12/2012

Contributor

Co-Author: Seneviratna, Harsha
Technical Officer: Wijesinghe, Lalith
Technical Assistant: Jayasundare, Subhashini
Photographer: Madanayake, I.S.
International Center for Ethnic Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies, Colombo

Rights

All rights reserved by International Center for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka.

Relation

Forms part of Photographic documentation of Women as depicted in early Sri Lankan sculpture and painting / Slide in present collection

Format

JPEG 2000

Language

eng

Type

image

Identifier

PDWESLSP.S.100

Coverage

ce

Citation

Sirima Kiribamune, "Sujatha, a female devotee of Buddha," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #12597, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/12597 (accessed June 29, 2022).

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