Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Padma Karpo

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 821)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Drukpa (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Size 45.72x56.52cm (18x22.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.6.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Pema Karpo (Padma Karpo, 1527-1592): 4th Gyalwang Drugchen of the Drugpa Kagyu tradition. This composition belongs to a set of paintings of unknown number depicting the life story of Padma Karpo.

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
Tradition: Kagyu Teachers (Paintings)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 8
Teacher: Padma Karpo