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Painted Banner (Thangka) of Sage Guru Padmasambhava Seated Holding a Thunderbolt (Vajra) and Skull Cup (Kapala)

A work made of opaque watercolor with some powdered gold on a woven textile support.
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  • A work made of opaque watercolor with some powdered gold on a woven textile support.

Date:

18th century

Artist:

Tibet

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Painted Banner (Thangka) of Sage Guru Padmasambhava Seated Holding a Thunderbolt (Vajra) and Skull Cup (Kapala)

Place

Tibet (Artist's nationality:)

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1701–1800

Medium

Opaque watercolor with some powdered gold on a woven textile support

Dimensions

60 × 43.4 cm (23 5/8 × 17 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Everett and Ann McNear Collection

Reference Number

1970.486

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