Padma Sambhava, from a four-part set of thangkas

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Historical period(s)
late 19th century
Medium
Mineral pigments on sized cotton; Chinese Qing brocade frame, silk dustcover and ribbons; chased silver caps
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 127 x 66 cm (50 x 26 in) H x W (painting): 61 x 38.1 cm (24 x 15 in)
Geography
Central Tibet, Lhasa
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2013.29.4
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Thangka

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Buddhism, Padmasambhava, thangka, Tibet
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alice S. Kandell

Published References
  • Marylin M. Rhie Robert A.F. Thurman. A Shrine for Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection. New York and London. 11-1d, 98, 103.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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