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Tanka of ManíÄjusíriíã

Tanka of ManíÄjusíriíã

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Creator: Rin-zin (or Rig-zin)
Date: circa 1950
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Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
A Sikkimese watercolor painting on cotton that depicts Mañjuśrī, accompanied by a white Tārā with seven eyes and Viśrāvaṇa, the chief of the Four Heavenly Kings. The figures are reportedly modeled after the Macrae family. Inscriptions in Tibetan on verso. The tanka includes a silk cover and ribbons.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 63 x 49 cm. bordered with silk brocade 130 x 97 cm. in a frame.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 1
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563689
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