Tangka

Tangka

18th-19th century (made)

Length: 69.5 cm, Width: 50.5 cm

IM.15-1932 SSEA

Tangka, Tsong-Khapa; Religion, cotton, tempera, Tibet, 18th-19th century

Tangka showing TSONGKAPA, dressed in red, orange and yellow gold-pattered robes and with a yellow red-bordered hat; the halo is green and the mandorla mainly dark blue with red and green rays. He holds two lotuses on which are resting the flaming sword and book. He is surrounded by deities relating to the Gelugpa sect and disciples.

Location: In Storage

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