University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
Object Number: A1092
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 18th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1911
Other Number9859 - Oldman Number
GETZ 283 - Other Number


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 Sakyamuni Buddha and the Sixteen Elders.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)View Objects in Exhibition


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

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