A thangka of Green Tara
Tibet, circa 18th century
Depicting the goddess seated on a multicolored lotus rising from the sea, clad in a striped dhoti, foliate jewelry, and billowing sash, her placid face backed by a red halo, in an airy landscape with further Green Taras and Amitayus above
Opaque pigments and gold on textile
28¼ x 20 in. (72.5 x 51 cm.)
W. Uhde Collection, Germany, before 1973
On loan to the Völkerkundemuseum, Heidelberg, 1984-2008

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