107
107
Mahakala
distemper on cloth
Tibeto-Chinese
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 22,800 USD
JUMP TO LOT
107
Mahakala
distemper on cloth
Tibeto-Chinese
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 22,800 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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Mahakala
distemper on cloth
Tibeto-Chinese
Mahakala stepping vigorously to the right in pratyalidha and accompanied by his fierce female attendants, with Brahmanarupa Mahakala below, and Samatabhadra above flanked by Nagarjuna and a Geluk hierarch.
26 by 17 1/2 in. (66 by 44.5 cm.)
18th Century
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Provenance

Robert van Gulik Collection

Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Godenbeelden uit Tibet, Amsterdam, 1989, p. 6.

Hugo E. Kreijger, Tibetan Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 2001, p. 110, no. 40.

Catalogue Note

This painting and its pair, lot 108, were collected in Beijing by the renowned Dutch author, diplomat and sinologist Robert van Gulik (1910-1967).

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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New York