Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Arhat/Sthavira (Buddhist Elder)

གནས་བརྟན། 罗汉
(item no. 91065)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Uncertain
Size 63.50x45.72cm (25x18in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Erie Art Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Arhats: At the upper left is Kanakavatsa holding with both hands upraised a string of jewels. At the right is Kanaka Bharadvaja with the hands in meditation. In the center is Kalika holding a large earring. At the lower left is Chudapantaka with the hands in meditation. At the lower right is Pindola Bharadvaja with a book and begging bowl on the side table.

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: Kanakavatsa Main Page
Arhat/Sthavira: Chudapantaka Main Page
Arhat/Sthavira: Kalika Main Page
Arhat/Sthavira: Kanakabharadvaja Main Page
Arhat/Sthavira: Pindola Bharadvaja Main Page