Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Tsongkapa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 867)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug
Size 69.22x48.26cm (27.25x19in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.17.5
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male


Interpretation / Description

Tsongkapa Life-story painting from a set of possibly seven or nine paintings. This set does not correspond to the Jamyang Shepa 15 painting set.

Jeff Watt 7-2006

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