University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
Object Number:51-4-190B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: Early 20th Century
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1951
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951


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.

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