Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajradhara Buddha - (solitary)

རྡོ་རྗེ་འཆང། སངས་རྒྱས། 金刚持
(item no. 87083)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Sakya, Ngor (Sakya) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Philadelphia Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Vajradhara. The first painting from a set of Sakya Lamdre lineage paintings. The total number of paintings in the set is unknown and presently only these three paintings have been located from the set.

Jeff Watt, 8-2010

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