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  1. Thai Art Sukhothai Ayutthaya Bangkok Fisher, pp. 172-183

  2. Term Paper • Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento (visit Asian Art Gallery by yourself) • Asian Art Museum of San Francisco (class meets on Saturday March 5th at 1 p.m.), February 19-May 8, 2005 • The Witt Gallery, The tradition Continues: Thai Art from the Past into the Present, April 19- April 28, 2005 • Paper: 4-5 page-long; focus on one or couple of objects; DEADLINE Wednesday April 27, 2005

  3. Thai art • Sukhothai (13th-15th centuries) • Ayutthaya (1350-1767): Kingdom of Siam • Bangkok (1782-present) • Language in central Thailand: Mon-Khmer and Thai

  4. Buddhism in Thailand • Hinayana (Theravada is one of the 18 sects practiced in SEA in the 6th) • Mahayana Buddhism from NE India (in the regions under Cambodian rulers) • Theravada Buddhism from Burma • Theravada Buddhism from Sri Lanka

  5. Theravada Buddhism • Focus: Sakyamuni Buddha, his past lives (especially the last Ten Human Lives (Thotsachat), his teaching, and monks • Goals: reach nirvana, to be born in a paradise, to be born during the time of Maitreya Buddha, Future Buddha • Religious practice: merit making (punya)

  6. Buddhist Art • Thai Buddha images: sitting, standing, walking, and reclining • Most popular hand gestures: earth-touching hand gesture and meditation • Follows the 32 major characteristics and 80 minor characteristics • Media: stone, brick and stucco, bronze

  7. 159 Seated Buddha in earth-touching hand gesture, Sukhothai, 14th century

  8. 158 Walking Buddha, Sukhothai, 14th century

  9. The Descent from Trayastrimsa, Wat Phra Phai Luang

  10. Painting • Manuscripts (sutra) depict scenes from the Buddha’s life and his past lives (jatakas); made of paper and painted with tempera • Mural painting

  11. 161 Birth scene of the Buddha, Ayutthaya, 1776

  12. Hair-cutting, Bangkok, 18th century

  13. Sujata offering of food, Bangkok, 19th century

  14. The Attack of Mara, Bangkok, 19th century

  15. 160 Descent from Trayastrimsa, Ayutthaya, 18th century

  16. The descent from Trayastrimsa, Bangkok, 19th century

  17. The Miracle of Sravaasti, Bangkok, 19th century

  18. Parinirvana scene, 18th century

  19. Ayutthaya period • Kingdom of Siam • 1350-1800 • Buddhist art was influenced by Khmer art, Sukhothai art, and Sri Lankan art

  20. Wat Panan choeng, Ayutthaya, 15th century

  21. Face of a Buddha image, Ayutthaya period, 15th century

  22. Raksmi, Ayutthaya, 16th century

  23. Seated Buddha in earth-touching hand gesture, Ayutthaya, 15th C.

  24. Head of Buddha, Ayutthaya, 15th century

  25. Buddha image, Ayutthaya 15th century

  26. Votive Tablet, Ayutthaya, 15th century

  27. Buddha image, Ayutthaya, 16th century

  28. Bejewelled Buddha image, Ayutthaya, late 16th c.

  29. Bejewelled Buddha, Ayutthaya, 17-18th century

  30. Bejewelled Buddha, Ayutthaya, 17th century

  31. Sankhalok (ceramic), Ayutthaya period, 15th century