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Tanka of Avalokitesívara

Tanka of Avalokitesívara

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Creator: Unidentified Nepalese Artist
Date: circa 1900-circa 1950
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Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
A watercolor painting on cotton that depicts Avalokiteśvara seated on a pink lotus accompanied by smaller figures, as well as Amitābha above and Padma Sambhav below. Inscription in Tibetan on the verso. Consecrated by a lama to address an illness.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 54 x 41 cm. mounted on cotton 93 x 79 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 6
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563694
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