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Buddhist art at Sotheby's NY

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A Grey Schist Standing Bodhisattva, dated by Sotheby’s in “ancient region of
Gandhara, Kushan period, circa 3rd/4th century”

Sotheby’s New York will present a selling exhibition, Footsteps of the Buddha:
Masterworks from Across the Buddhist World, 3-23 September 2013.

Aimed at collectors and connoisseurs, the selling exhibition traces the historical development and transformation of Buddhist art from the second century through the 21st.

The show features pan-Asian Buddhist paintings and sculptures from the ancient regions of Gandhara, Nepal, Tibet, Korea, China and Japan. Organized jointly by Sotheby’s Asian art division, the auctioneer says the exhibition aims to introduce important Buddhist artwork to a wider audience. The works will be on view at Sotheby’s New York galleries 3-23 September. Buy a link on this page.

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