‘Buddha: The Golden Legend’ exhibition in Paris shows Buddhism through the ages — The Jakarta Post

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Buddha: The Golden Legend, Guimet Museum of Asian Art, Paris — until November 4, 2019

— by Kunang Helmi: The Guimet Museum of Asian Art in Paris, home to beautiful Asian artifacts of various religious origins and temporary exhibitions, was founded in 1889 by Emile Guimet, a chemical industrialist and philanthropist from Lyon who focuses on Asian art and artifacts…

Image: The seated Korean Buddha making a gesture of prediction dates from the Koryo period (11th-12th century). The gilded wooden statue is 62 centimeters high, 48 cm wide and 33 cm thick and was collected by the Charles Varat Mission in 1888. Photo courtesy of Grand Palais/Jean-Yves and NIcholas Dubois

July 22, 2019

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