A THANGKA DEPICTING PRAJNAPARAMITA
TIBET, 19TH CENTURY
十九世紀 藏傳般若佛母唐卡 設色布本
distemper on cloth
the four-armed female bodhisattva seated in vajraparyankasana on a snow lion throne draped with a cloth depicting a dharma wheel, with each hand holding an attribute, framed by an ornamented aureole with a garuda at the apex with arms outstretched, surrounded by further deities
41 by 62 cm, 16⅛ by 24⅜ in.
There are overall losses to the pigments across the painting, some revealing the cloth underneath.
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Collection of Astrid Ibsen-Sorensen, collected in China before 1938.
In the family by descent.
Astrid Ibsen-Sorensen 收藏，於1938年購自中國，此後家族傳承