Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Arhat/Sthavira (Buddhist Elder) - (multiple figures)

གནས་བརྟན། 罗汉
(item no. 12954)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Arhat

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Two Arhats, Gopaka and Abheda, the Attendant Dharmatala and two Direction Kings, Dhritarashtra and Vaishravana. This composition is number #5 in a five painting set depicting primarily Shakyamuni Buddha and the wo principal disciples Shariputra and Maudgalyayana.

Jeff Watt 9-2015

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Painting Set: Arhats: Multiple Main Figures
Collection: Sotheby's New York (Painting. March, 2017)