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Vajrabhairava
Distemper on cloth
Tibet
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 27,000 USD
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99
Vajrabhairava
Distemper on cloth
Tibet
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 27,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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Vajrabhairava
Distemper on cloth
Tibet
With his ferocious bull's head glaring to his left, further heads above, clasping his prajna with his principal hands holding kapala and kartrika, the rest fanned out on either side, trampling animals, birds and demons on a multi-colored lotus set in a dark cloud-filled landscape and surrounded by a fierce mounted entourage, Yama and Yami below, and lamas above flanking Vajradhara.
30 1/3 by 18 7/8 in. (77 by 48 cm.)
18th Century
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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Tibetan Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 2001, p. 150, no. 59

Catalogue Note

Compare a brightly colored black ground eighteenth century Mahakala; see Essen and Thingo, 1989, p. 208, no. 1-127

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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New York