Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Tsongkapa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 57608)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Size 66.50x42.60cm (26.18x16.77in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection National Gallery in Prague
Catalogue # Inv. No. Vm 2618; Purchased 1969
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male


Interpretation / Description

Tsongkapa Life-story painting; roughly corresponding to #10 in the standard fifteen painting life-story set.

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