Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Karmapa 5, Deshin Shegpa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 85709)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Size 78.89x43.33cm (31.06x17.06in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc. #M.71.98.2, Gift of Christian Humann
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P1410

Interpretation / Description

Karmapa Deshin Shegpa.

It is very possible that this is an image of the 7th Karmapa, Chodag Gyatso.

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Thematic Sets
Tradition: Kagyu Teachers (Paintings)
Collection of Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Textile: Brocade Mounts (Examples)
Painting Set: Karma Kagyu Lineage (Sertreng, misc.)
Incarnation Lineage: Gyalwa Karmapa Main Page
Teacher: Karmapa Deshin Shegpa, 5th