Burmese Temple Sand Paintings

The Rare and Beautiful

Burmese Temple Sand Paintings
  • Burmese Temple Sand Paintings
  • Burmese Temple Sand Paintings
  • $68.00

The Burmese artist Zaw Tun has painted a lovely intricate scene which has a dark background, highlighting the colours. 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 29 cm x 34 cm

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