Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Arhat/Sthavira (Buddhist Elder)

གནས་བརྟན། 罗汉
(item no. 91046)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Uncertain
Size 66.04x46.99cm (26x18.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Erie Art Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Ajita, Arhat, at the upper left, with the head covered and the hands in the mudra (gesture) of meditation. Angaja: upper right, holding an upraised flywhisk in the left hand. Kalika: lower left, holding a pair of earrings. Vajriputra: lower right, performing the mudra of teaching with the right hand and holding a flywhisk in the left.

Jeff Watt 10-2000

Related Items
Thematic Sets
Collection of Erie Art Museum
Arhat/Sthavira: Main Page & Arhat/Sthavira Appearance (Elder)
Painting Set: Arhats: Multiple Main Figures
Arhat/Sthavira: Ajita Main Page
Arhat/Sthavira: Angaja Main Page
Arhat/Sthavira: Kalika Main Page
Arhat/Sthavira: Vajriputra Main Page