Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - (unidentified, male, monastic)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 88904)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Sakya, Karma (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Buddhist Teacher, Unidentified. The central figure appears to be wearing a traditional Sakya hat. At the bottom right and left are the Black hat Karmapa and a red hat lama, either Shamarpa or Situpa. At the bottom center is Black Hayagriva (painted gold by the artist or donor for the painting).

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Teacher: Unidentified
Collection of Santa Barbara Museum of Art (Painting)