Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Tsongkapa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 54498)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Field Museum of Natural History
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male


Interpretation / Description

Lobsang Dragpa, Lord Tsongkapa (1357-1419): founder of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism, surrounded by life-story scenes - from a set of of fifteen paintings - #10, right fifth.

Tsongkapa Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 2-2011

Related Items
Thematic Sets
Painting Set: Tsongkapa Life Story (Field Museum)
Collection of the Field Museum of Natural History (Painting)