From: Tibet

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Thangka
Object Number 51-4-189A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tibetan | Buddhist
Provenience Tibet
Date Made Early 20th Century
Section Asian
Technique Painted
Iconography Lama | Landscape | Architecture
Inscription Language Tibetan Language

Painting. The biography of a High Lama (Nyingma Teacher). Scenes from the life of a great teacher and patriarch of the Red cap Lama Sect, whose portrait is shown at center. In the background are details of his pilgrimages, with interesting views of Tibetan landscape and architecture. As this is not one of the familiar lama saints, inscriptions in Tibetan script explain the details for the Tibetan worshipper. Bright colors. Recent.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951

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