Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Arhat/Sthavira (Buddhist Elder) - (Patron) Hvashang

གནས་བརྟན། 罗汉
(item no. 241)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Nyingma
Size 95.89x58.42cm (37.75x23in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shelley & Donald Rubin
Catalogue # acc.# P1996.9.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Arhat

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Hvashang (Tibetan: chen tren drup thob hva chang, English: the Greatly Accomplished Supplicant, Hvashang), the Chinese Patron to the 16 Great Arhats.

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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Subject: Elders with Beards