Amoghapasa, Avalokitesvara and his parivara

Himalayan
17th–18th century


Object Place: Tibet

Dimensions

89.8 x 61.9 cm (35 3/8 x 24 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1308

Medium or Technique

Distemper on cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Painting with stitched borders, mounted on support panel. Would have originally been in thangka format.

The golden figure of Amoghapasha Lokeshvara is surrounded by twenty-one other divinities, many of whom are different emanations of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara. Possibly attributed to the Tashilunpo School of the eighteenth century.

Provenance

1917, Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, MA; 1917, gift of Ross to the MFA. (Accesstion Date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection