Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Tsongkapa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 76013)
Origin Location China
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground: Textile Image, Embroidery
Collection Newark Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male


Interpretation / Description

Tsongkapa, Lobsang Dragpa.

This object was commissioned in China and kept at Wutaishan Mountain in a named temple. An inscription on the back of the work gives the early provenance.

Jeff Watt, 11-2010

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