THANGKA DEPICTING BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI
BHUTAN OR TIBET, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
the Buddha seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base throne, dressed in a patchwork robe with left hand in dhyana mudra and right in bhumisparshamudra holding the alms bowl, surrounded by Drukpa Kagyu monks, two standing bodhisattvas, in the lower register a retinue of wrathful deities
40 by 30 cm. 15 3/4 by 11 13/16 in.