A THANGKA DEPICTING TSONGKHAPA, TIBET, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST COLLECTION
A THANGKA DEPICTING TSONGKHAPA
TIBET, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
32 by 21 in. (81.3 by 53.3 cm)
the founder of the Gelukpa sect seated at center with hands in the dharmachakra mudra and dressed in a patchwork embroidered robe, flanked on either side by his attributes of a flaming sword and manuscript pages, above sits Shakyamuni Buddha, surrounding scenes show narratives from the life of Tsongkhapa, all set in a green and blue landscape
Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13720.