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Patriarch of the Sakya Sect

Inscription

On obverse, to the lower right of the central figure, a small Tibetan inscription in gold (to be read. On reverse, in black ink, in Tibetan, "Oh, Ah, Hum" three times behind the central figure. Also, in black ink, in Tibetan cursive, a longer inscription (to be read).

Provenance

By 1967, John Goelet, New York, NY; 1967 gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 13, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Tibetan, 17th century

Object Place

Tibet

Accession Number

67.852

Medium or Technique

Distemper on cotton

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings