Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Arhat/Sthavira (Buddhist Elder) - 16 Elders: Bakula

གནས་བརྟན། 罗汉
(item no. 87040)
Origin Location China
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Philadelphia Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Arhat

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Bakula, Arhat: from a set of twenty-three paintings depicting Shakyamuni Buddha, the two principle students, the Sixteen Arhats, Dharmatala and Hvashang, along with the Four Guardian Kings.

Jeff Watt 8-2010

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