Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Gampopa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 536)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Karma (Kagyu)
Size 68.58x58.42cm (27x23in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1997.34.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P1844

Interpretation / Description

Lord Gampopa (1079-1153) and his student Dusum Khyenpa, the 1st Karmapa (1110-1193): with a host of Buddhas above and Indian lineage teachers below.

Jeff Watt 4-2001

Reverse of Painting
Special Features: (Cursive script (Umay))

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 3
Tradition: Kagyu Teachers (Paintings)
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Teacher: Karmapa Dusum Khyenpa, 1st
Painting Set: Karmapa (Set 13)
Painting Set: Karma Kagyu Lineage (Sertreng, misc.)
Tradition: Kagyu Founding Teachers