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Thangka

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Native Name:
Thangka
Object Number:
A1092
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan
Provenience:
Tibet
Date Made:
18th Century
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Asian
Iconography:
Dharmatala
Luohan
Description:
Central figure of Dharmatala, one of the 18 luohans, seated in European fashion; peculiar halo, like a horizontal wheel. Two other arhats in upper left and right. Two guardian kings at bottom. On the right: Kubera. On the left: Virupaksha. Rocks in Chinese Style. This composition belongs to a seven painting set depicting Shakyamuni Buddha and the Sixteen Elders.
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
9859   -   Other Number
GETZ 283   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Bishop, Charles W. 1914. Tibetan Sacred Art. The Museum Journal. Volume V (No. 4): 189-205. : Page/Fig./Plate: 189-205
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[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 13
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