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Tanka of Avalokitesívara

Tanka of Avalokitesívara

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Date: circa 1800-circa 1900
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Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
An eastern Tibetan watercolor painting on cotton that depicts a white Avalokiteśvara with four arms seated on a pink lotus below Gautama Buddha, Vajrapāṇi, and Tsoṅ-kha-pa Blo-bzaṅ-grags-pa with two disciples, as well as above Manjushri, a green Tārā, and Vajrapāṇi. Inscriptions in Tibetan on the verso. The tanka includes a silk cover.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 57.0 x 39.5 cm. bordered with silk brocade 115 x 70 cm
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 18
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563706
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