This Shakyamuni Buddha Thangka was hand painted by esteemed and well regarded Thangka artists in Nepal. The detail is crisp and it is accented with real gold leaf paint. The thangka's image is 16 X 12 Inches. The over all size is 32.5 X 23.
Today many of the thangka's today that are being sold has hand painted are really lazer prints on canvas. The way you can be assured that the thangka is hand painted is when you see OM AH HUNG or other seed syllables stamped in red ink on the back. This thangka's has the marking.