Four Buddhas at the American Museum of Natural History


Seated Gautama Buddha, 18th Century, cast brass, gilt (Thailand); Gandharan Seated Buddha with Double Halo, attributed to the 3rd Century, green-gray schist (Pakistan); Jizo, Kshitigarbha, Dhyani-Bodhisattao, 19th Century, wood, gold (Japan); Budai (Ho t’ai)/Maitreya, The Laughing Buddha, c. 1900, metal (China)

This video was produced in cooperation with the American Museum of Natural History.

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Laurel Kendall, Dr. Monique Scott and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Four Buddhas at the American Museum of Natural History," in Smarthistory, December 10, 2015, accessed December 7, 2016, http://smarthistory.org/four-buddhas-at-the-american-museum-of-natural-history/.