Warrior God Surrounded by Divinities
Object Place: Tibet
101.5 x 71 cm (39 15/16 x 27 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Opaque watercolor and gold on cotton, mounted with silk brocades, in panel format
Not On View
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.
1906, Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, MA; 1906, gift of Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1906)
Denman Waldo Ross Collection