Maha Maya: The Birth of Lord Buddha

Unknown Tibetan, Tibetan


mid-20th century

Woodcut on handmade paper

Sheet: 31 1/2 × 21 15/16 in. (80 × 55.7 cm)

Overall: 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Ian Alsop, Class of 1969



Place Made: Himalayan Region, Tibet, Asia


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

Art History 34.01, Arts of Tibet, Xiaotin Yin, Winter 2023

Art History 34.01, Asian Societies, Cultures and Languages 52.02, Arts of Tibet, Xiaotin Yin, Winter 2023

Exhibition History

Asian Art from the Permanent Collection, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 22-March 21, 1982.


Collected by Ian Alsop in Nepal, about 1972; given to present collection, 1972.

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