The Life of Buddha


The James H.W. Thompson Foundation

The James H.W. Thompson Foundation
Bangkok, Thailand

"Phra Bot, sacred cloth. Fragment of a banner of painted cotton. The Buddha gestures for calm, a pose called "absence of fear". Flanking him are two disciples with their hands joined in an attitude of prayer." The House on the Klong, 1999.


  • Title: The Life of Buddha
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1750/1850
  • Location Created: Thailand
  • Provenance: Bangkok
  • Physical Dimensions: w105 x h160 cm (complete)
  • Culture: Bangkok School
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Pigments on cloth

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