Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - (unidentified, male, monastic)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 780)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Taklung (Kagyu)
Size 33.02x27.31cm (13x10.75in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Two Taglungpa Lamas with a small image of the founder of the Taglung Kagyu School seated between them - Taglung Tangpa Chenpo.

Jeff Watt 4-2001

(For additional information see Notes on a Taglung Portrait by Jane Casey Singer).

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
Tradition: Kagyu Teachers (Paintings)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 8
Teacher: Two Main Figures (Composition)
Painting Style: Indian Style Painting (Taglung)
Teacher: Unidentified
Tradition: Taglung Kagyu Main Page
Teachers: Early Paintings of Teachers
Teachers: Early Teachers (Pairs)
Subject: Lineage Paintings - Asymmetrical
Subject: Kagyu Lineage Painting Sets (Two Figures)