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Thangka

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Native Name:
Thangka
Object Number:
A1411
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan
Provenience:
Tibet
Date Made:
18th Century
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Asian
Iconography:
Padmasambhava
Yeshe Tsogyal
Mandarava
Description:
Padmasambhava seated on a lotus, holding a vajra and skull bowl, surrounded by figures of pantheon. The Eight Principal Manifestations of Padmasambhava are at the top. To the right and left of the central figure are the two principal consorts: Mandarava and Yeshe Tsogyal. At the bottom center is a meditational deity with a retinue of eights figures.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Alexander Scott
Other Number:
GETZ 281   -   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. 14
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