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Teacher and adept in a garden, with a yab-yum figure

Accession Number
1955/1.94

Title
Teacher and adept in a garden, with a yab-yum figure

Artist(s)

Object Creation Date
18th century - 19th century

Medium & Support
ink, gouache, and gold on cotton

Dimensions
28 in x 17 in (71.12 cm x 43.18 cm);35 1/8 in x 23 1/2 in (89.22 cm x 59.69 cm)

Credit Line
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Subject matter
An unidentified scene in a garden, with a teacher (lama), a layman (the largest figure, at the right center of the composition), and a yabyum deity in a roundel at the upper left.

Physical Description
A painting in ink, gouache, and gold pigment on cotton, with considerable damage.

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Primary Object Type
thangka

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Buddhism
Himalayan
Vajrayana
gardens (open spaces)
teaching

3 Related Resources

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