New York, Park Avenue
23 March 1999
A large thanka of Chakrasamvara
Central Tibet, 18th Century
With Chakrasamvara in yab-yum with his consort encircled by a nimbus of flames, with two further Chakrasamvara couples at the lower corners and dancing dakinis above a band of clouds set against a bright ultramarine blue sky
37 x 25 in. (96 x 65 cm.)
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The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Visions from the Top of the World, 1983.
For another thanka in a similar style and palette of bright reds and ultramarine blue, compare a thanka of Yamantaka in The Zimmerman Family Collection, Wisdom and Compassion, 1996, cat. no. 105, attributed to the 'New Menri style'.
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