Chandamaharoshana wielding a khadga in his right hand and lifting a pasha in his left, kneeling with his left knee on the recumbent figures of Indra and Vishnu and with his right foot planted on Brahma and Shiva, the light blue deity wearing a skull crown, bone jewelry, a garland of severed heads and a bone apron over a tiger skin dhoti, and engaged in union with his prajna the dark blue Visvavajri holding kapala and kartrika and naked but for bone jewelry and a garland of skulls, the deities embracing on a lotus pedestal within a flaming aureole before a simple dark landscape with four Chandamaharoshana emanations, with the sun and moon and Akshobya in the sky above.
Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p. 64, no. 19.
Compare other circa eighteenth century paubhas where the principle deities dominate the painting; see Pal, 2003, pp. 78-9, no. 45. And in the Jucker Collection; see lots 14 and 26 above.
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