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Two Sakya-pa Patriarchs

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Inscription

All surrounding figures are identified by inscriptions. The two central figures are not.

Provenance

By 1967, John Goelet, New York, NY (probably purchased in India or Nepal in the 1960's); 1967 gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 13, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Tibetan, early–mid 15th century

Object Place

Tibet

Dimensions

84 x 78.2 cm (33 1/16 x 30 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.831

Medium or Technique

Distemper on cotton.

Collections

Asia

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