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The Third Panchen Lama

Inscription

On obverse: in gold paint on a red background, in Tibetan, a long inscription identifying the subject. For a transcription of the inscription, which has not been translated, see xerox of inventory notes.

Provenance

Given to the mfa by William Sturgis Bigelow in 1919

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Tibetan, 18th century

Object Place

Tibet

Accession Number

19.62

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on cotton

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings