Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Arhat/Sthavira (Buddhist Elder) - Subhuti (early patriarch)

གནས་བརྟན། 罗汉
(item no. 971)
Origin Location Central Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug
Size 66.68x41.28cm (26.25x16.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P2000.13.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Arhat

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Subhuti, Elder (Tibetan: rab jor, ne tan): student of the historic buddha Shakyamuni, considered to be a pre-incarnation of the Panchen Lamas. This image is from a famous set of blockprints.

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 9
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Teacher: Subhuti (Early Patriarch)
Incarnation Lineage: Panchen Lama, Previous Births (Nartang)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Arhat/Sthavira
Incarnation Lineage: Panchen Lama (Nartang Style Composition)
Subject: Buddhist Patriarchs