Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Panchen Lama 2, Lobzang Yeshe

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 86905)
Origin Location China
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Size 66.68x43.82cm (26.25x17.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection The Brooklyn Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc. #BMA 84.244.2, Gift of Mr. Robert S. Anderson
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P106

Interpretation / Description

Lobzang Yeshe, the 2nd Panchen Lama. At the top center is the Lama Tsongkapa flanked by Buddha Shakyamuni on the left and Buddha Amitabha on the right. Descending at both sides and filling the foreground are the 16 Great Arhats. Along the bottom are the 4 Guardian Kings of the Directions.

Jeff Watt 3-2002

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