Shakyamuni Buddha seated on a lotus within a red scrollwork shrine, flanked by standing bodhisattvas Maitreya and Manjushri, beneath a torana with kirttimukha clutching naga tails to his mouth, with pillars supporting kinnara either side, Guhyasamaja and Chakrasamvara with lamas above, the sixteen arhats and Vajrapani below with a donor and priest before an altar.
Hugo E. Kreijger, Tibetan Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 2001, p. 28, no. 1.
Compare the narrowed eyes of the deities, the scrollwork design and the shrine format of a fifteenth century western Tibetan painting from Guge, now in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, depicting Shakyamuni Buddha with two bodhisattvas and the sixteen arhats; see Rhie and Thurman, 1997, pp. 80-1, no. 4.
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