THANGKA DEPICTING TENZIN RABGYE
BHUTAN OR TIBET, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
the successor of the unifier of Bhutan, seated on a throne with right hand in vitarka mudra, left hand holding a vase, surrounded by Avalokiteshvara, Buddha Shakyamuni, Vajradhara, Amitabha, and Padmasambhava at the top, Milarepa and Zhabdrug Ngawang Namgyal on either side, lineage holders and wrathful protector, in a mountain landscape
60 by 47 cm. 23 5/8 by 18 1/2 in.