Object Place: Tibet
128.7 x 94.6 cm (50 11/16 x 37 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and gouache
Not On View
Painting with decorative borders, mounted on support panel. Would have originally been in thangka format.
Manjughosha is one of the forms of Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom. Manjushri is frequently shown seated on a lion, carrying a sword and a book. Manjughosha, who is of golden complexion, is specifically invoked to ward off illness.
1925, Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, MA; 1925, gift of Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 3, 1925)
Denman Waldo Ross Collection