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Tibetan Lama

Tibetan Lama
inscribed and dated 'Lama 1927'; numbered 'N9' and '667' (on the reverse)
tempera on panel
14 3⁄4 x 16 in. (37.5 x 40.6 cm.)
Painted in 1927
Roerich Museum, New York, 1927-1935.
Mr & Mrs Louis and Nettie Horch, New York, from 1935.
Acquired by the grandfather of the present owner in California, circa 1939.
Roerich Museum Catalogue, Eighth Edition, New York, 1930, listed p. 28, no. 667 (label on the reverse).
A. Yaremenko, Nicholai Konstantinovich Roerich: His Life and Creations During the Past Forty Years, New York, 1931, listed p. 40, pl. 113.
D. Burliuk, Russkie khudozhniki v Amerike (Russian artists in America), New York, 1928, illustrated p. 8.
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We are grateful to Gvido Trepša, Director of the Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York for his assistance with cataloguing this work.

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