Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Miscellaneous

པར་ཤིང་སྣང་བརྙན། སྣ་ཚོགས། 版画 (多种)
(item no. 91031)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Uncertain
Size 55.88x81.28cm (22x32in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Erie Art Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Mongolian, chain and Tiger; representing the three great bodhisattvas Manjushri, Avalokiteshvara and Vajrapani. Wearing the attire of a Mongol, holding a book in the left hand with the right he holds a chain leash restraining a fearsome tiger with gaping jaws.

Jeff Watt 9-2000

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Painting Type: Landscape Format (Deities & Figures)
Collection of Erie Art Museum
Subject: Mongolian & the Tiger