Himalayan Art Resources

Indian Adept (Mahasiddha): Painting (Middle Period 15th-16th)

Mahasiddha Painting Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Middle Period Description (below)
- Masterworks
- Paintings with Inscriptions
- Confusions
- Others...

The majority of paintings below belong to lineage painting sets and primarily of the Sakya tradition. Only a very small number are single one off paintings. There are no known Eighty-four Great Mahasiddha scroll work painting sets from this time period.

- Five Contexts for Mahasiddha Depictions

Jeff Watt 10-2019