Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Adept (siddha) - Virupa

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་གྲུབ་ཆེན། 印度大成就者
(item no. 86301)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Buddhist
Material Bronze, Silver Inlay
Collection Alan Robert Naftalis
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Mahasiddha

Gender: Male

TBRC: P3293

Interpretation / Description

Virupa. Tibet, 16th century, bronze with silver inset eyes, hollow cast in one piece, decorated with chasted ornaments. approx 5"/13cm. Compare with Ulrich von Schroeder, Indo-Tibetan Bronzes 131 H; Pratapaditya Pal, Art of Tibet (collection of the the Los Angeles County Museum of Art) item S34, page 223.

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