The stupa with a Tibetan hierarch enshrined within the dome, another below before the base, flanked by the bodhisattvas Maitreya and Avalokiteshvara standing against a flower-strewn red background, with apsara offering parasols, flowers, garlands and streamers, registers of deities, monks, and siddhas above, Tibetan lamas either side of the stupa, and a presiding lama in the lower register of male and female deities.
Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p. 28, no. 1.
The rare memorial painting of a revered Tibetan teacher is distinguished by its fine line and vibrant palette; compare the standing bodhisattvas in a series of thirteenth century works by Nepalese artists painting in Tibet, see Kossak and Casey Singer; 1999, pp. 138-43, pls. 26a, b, c.
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