Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Situ Panchen 8, Chokyi Jungne

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 65136)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Karma (Kagyu)
Size 78.74x57.79cm (31x22.75in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc. #C2002.27.5
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P956

Interpretation / Description

Chokyi Jungne, the 8th Situ Panchen (1700-1774): portrayed as the patron for the set of Avadana Kalpalata paintings, along with a written proclamation; the twenty-fifth and last painting in the Avadana series.

Art Represented in Art: at the top left a large scroll waits to be inscribed with a proclamation by Situ Panchen Chokyi Jungne. At the lower left two artists draw on stretched cloth frames.

Jeff Watt 3-2005

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