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List of famous Gautama Buddha art, listed alphabetically with pictures of the artwork when available. This list includes examples of historic Gautama Buddha paintings, sculptures and any other forms of art. These are all popular Gautama Buddha works by famous or notable artists, so you'll most likely recognize the majority of artists on this list. Though the years Gautama Buddha has been a reoccurring subject in the world of art, drawing inspiration from renowned artists all around the world If any amazing Gautama Buddha art pieces are missing, feel free to add them below.

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Avukana Buddha statue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gautama Buddha Art
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Avukana Buddha statue


The Avukana statue is a standing statue of the Buddha near Kekirawa in North Central Sri Lanka. The statue, which has a height of more than 40 feet, has been carved out of a large granite rock face during the 5th century. It depicts a variation of the Abhaya mudra, and the closely worn robe is ...more

Subject: Gautama Buddha

Art Form: Statue

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Buddha Dordenma statue


Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue under construction in the mountains of Bhutan. The statue will house over one hundred thousand smaller Buddha statues, each of which, like the Buddha Dordenma itself, will be made of bronze and gilded in gold. The Buddha Dordenma is sited amidst ...more

Subject: Gautama Buddha

Art Form: Statue

Buddha Park is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gautama Buddha Art
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Buddha Park


Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan, is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane, Laos in a meadow by the Mekong River. Although it is not a temple, the park may be referred to as Wat Xieng Khuan, since it contains numerous religious images. The name Xieng Khuan means Spirit City. ...more

Subject: Gautama Buddha

Art Form: Statue

Buddhas of Bamiyan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gautama Buddha Art
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Buddhas of Bamiyan


The Buddhas of Bamiyan were two 6th-century monumental statues of standing buddha carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamyan valley in the Hazarajat region of central Afghanistan, 230 km northwest of Kabul at an altitude of 2,500 meters. Built in 507 AD and 554 AD, the statues represented the ...more

Subject: Gautama Buddha

Art Form: Statue