Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Adept (siddha)

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་གྲུབ་ཆེན། 印度大成就者
(item no. 57379)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1300 - 1399
Lineages Buddhist
Size 20.30cm (7.99in) high
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Unidentified Indian Siddha. Portraits such as this often depict figures such as Tilopa, Naropa and many others. The missing hand attributes are usually the visual key for making a correct identification.

Jeff Watt 2-2012

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