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Warrior God Surrounded by Divinities

Tibetan
18th–19th century


Object Place: Tibet

Dimensions

101.5 x 71 cm (39 15/16 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.2524.1

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on cotton, mounted with silk brocades, in panel format

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

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

A warrior god (dressed in Mongolian-style armor) appears at the center with lamas, Buddhas and Bodhisattvas above; a Dakini and Yamantaka at the sides, two more wrathful deities below them; Vaishravana, Kubera, and Mahakala (?) at bottom.

Condition poor. Dark and very difficult to read.

Provenance

1906, Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, MA; 1906, gift of Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection