Women in Sri Lankan Sculpture and Painting

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Title

Queen Madri-devi worshipping her husband (Vessantarā)

Subject

Salutations in art--Vessantarā Jātaka
Wall paintings--Degaldoruva Vihara--Kandy (Sri Lanka)

Description

This painter at Degaldoruva, illustrating another episode in the Vessantara Jataka (one of the former birth stories of the Buddha), shows Madri-devi worshipping at the feet of her husband when she sees him in the garb of an ascetic.

Creator

Sirima Kiribamune

Source

Degaldoruva Vihare, Kandy district, Sri Lanka

Date

ca. 18th century A.D.
Period of study: 1986-1987
Version: 01/12/2014

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.159

Coverage

ce

Citation

Sirima Kiribamune, "Queen Madri-devi worshipping her husband (Vessantarā)," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #12656, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/12656 (accessed November 16, 2018).

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