University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
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
Height: 76.2cm
Width: 60.33cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Other NumberGETZ 281 - Other Number

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)View Objects in Exhibition
Sex: A History in 30 Objects (17 Oct 2015 - 31 Jul 2016)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Bishop, Charles W. 1914. Tibetan Sacred Art. The Museum Journal. Volume V (No. 4): 189-205. : Page/Fig./Plate: 189-205View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 14View Objects cited in this Publication

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