Himalayan Art Resources

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

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 81872)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

An unidentified Lama, possibly a Shalu Khenpo, and depictions of his travels through the Tsang Province of Tibet. Each town, monastery and temple is labeled with a name inscription. It is also possible that the composition is from a set of paintings.

Jeff Watt 7-2010

Secondary Images
Related Items
Glossary: Monastery, Residence & Retreat Terminology

Thematic Sets
Subject: Pilgrimage Sites (Temple/Monastery)
Subject: Narrative Sets, Side Figure
Subject: Why Paintings Are Made
Subject: Pilgrimage Sites (Town)
Subject: Cityscapes (Masterworks)
Subject: Site Locations - Mountains, Cityscapes & Temples
Subject: Cityscape Paintings - Chronology
Subject: Architecture (Unknown)
Collection: Private 1