Burmese Temple Painting

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Burmese Temple Painting
  • Burmese Temple Painting
  • Burmese Temple Painting
  • $48.00

 The Burmese artist Zaw Zaw has painted Buddha in the centre with circular scroll/floral pattern around the outside. The paintings from Bagan are copies of murals found throughout the temples, most notably the Gubyaukgyi temple ,dating from the 12/13th century depict the Jataka, or stories from the previous lives of the Buddha.Not having traditional canvas available, artists spread an acrylic glue on cloth and sprinkle fine sand on it. Once it is dry they are ready to paint.  The Bagan paintings are very durable and can be easily rolled.  unframed 33.5 cm diameter

 

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