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Tsong-kha-pa

Tibetan
17th–18th century


Object Place: Tibet

Dimensions

Height x width: 104.8 x 71.2 cm (41 1/4 x 28 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1241

Medium or Technique

Distemper on cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Painting with no borders, possibly originally in thangka format.

Tsong-kha-pa (Blo-bzan grags-pa) seated in attitude of preaching, with his two disciples. Above is seated Byams-pa (Maitreya). Below is Hjigs-byed (Yamantaka). To the left of Hjigs-byed are four monks, three are in attitude of prayer and one is making an

Provenance

1935, Frederick L. Jack, Boston, MA; 1935, gift of Jack to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 18, 1935)

Credit Line

Gift of Frederick L. Jack