Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Teacher - Vasubandhu

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་མཁས་པ། མཁན་ཆེན། 印度的祖师
(item no. 928)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Buddhist
Size 66.04x50.80cm (26x20in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.33.5
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P6119

Interpretation / Description

Vasubhandu with two students; Vimuktasena at the bottom right and Sthiramati at the bottom left holding a book upraised in the right hand. (See Six Ornaments Outline page).

Jeff Watt 12-2003

Front of Painting
Wylie Transliteration of Inscription: Bottom left: ... bstan. Center: dbyig gnyan la na mo. Bottom right: 'phags pa grol sde.

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Thematic Sets
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 9
Subject: Indian Scholar (Buddhist)
Indian Teacher: Vasubandhu
Iconography: Monastic Appearance