THREE THANGKAS DEPICTING PADMASABHAVA, AVALOKITESHVARA AND AMITABHA
TIBET, 20TH CENTURY
the guru Padmasambhava seated at center, wearing the peaked cap ornamented with a feather, holding a vajra in the raised right and a kapala in the left, with a khatvanga in the crook of the left elbow, flanked by his consorts Mandarava and Yeshe Tsogyal, Avalokiteshvara seated in vajraparyankasana on a lotus base surrounded by various manifestations of the bodhisattva, Amitabha seated in vajraparyankasana on a lotus throne surrounded by a retinue of bodhisattvas, all set against large temple complexes
67 by 44 cm. 26 3/8 by 17 3/8 in.