Himalayan Art Resources

Painting Set: Arhat/Sthavira (Yongle Style Miscellaneous)

Arhat Main Page | Karma Gar-ri Style

Subjects, Topis & Types:
- Yongle Painting Style Explanation (below)
- Masterworks
- Confusions
- Others...

List of Painting Sets:
- Arhat/Sthavira (Yongle Style 1)
- Arhat/Sthavira (Palace Museum)
- Arhat/Sthavira (Yonghegong)
- Arhat Set (Tibet House)
- Arhats (Tibetan Painted Scrolls)
- Arhat Set I
- Arhat Set VIII (Brooklyn)
- Arhat Set XI
- Arhat Set XXXI
- Arhat Set XXXIII
- Others...

The Karma Gar-ri style of paintings are best known for copying the background landscape of the Yongle style and replacing the arhat figures with the Karma Kagyu lineage teachers of the Mahamudra Golden Garland (see examples).

Jeff Watt 12-2015