, Head and torso of the Buddha Shakyamuni Enlarge 1 /1
Kamphaeng Phet School Thailand
Head and torso of the Buddha Shakyamuni early 15th century Place made: Thailand
Materials & Technique: sculptures, bronze, traces of gold leaf; lost-wax casting
Dimensions: work 85.0 h x 59.0 w x 24.0 d cm with fixed stand 105.0 h x 59.0 w x 26.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.108
  • The supplied chain of ownership for this object is currently being reviewed and further research is underway. The provenance information listed has been substantiated by documentation. Details may be refined and updated as research progresses.
  • in the Hustinx-van de Wiel collection, the Hague, Netherlands, 1977 or before
  • with art dealer Yvonne Moreau-Gobard (née Hustinxs), Paris, 1977 or before
  • who sold it to the Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 1977 for USD 24,000