Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Yama Dharmaraja (Buddhist Protector) - Outer

གཤིན་རྗེ་ཆོས་རྒྱལ། 阎罗法王
(item no. 74317)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Buddhist
Size 65x46cm (25.59x18.11in)
Material Ground: Textile Image, Embroidery
Collection The British Museum
Catalogue # 1961.10-14.05, Gift of Louis C.G. Clarke
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Animal-Feature

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

R. Fisher, Art of Tibet (Thames and Hudson, 1997), p. 114

M.M. Rhie and R.A.F. Thurman, Wisdom and compassion: the sacred art of Tibet (London, Thames and Hudson, 1996), p. 292

W. Zwalf, Heritage of Tibet (London, The British Museum Press, 1981)

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