THANGKA DEPICTING PADMASAMBHAVA
WESTERN TIBET, 18TH CENTURY
Padmasambhava seated in vajraparyankasana on a double-lotus throne, with a khatvanga in the crook of the right arm and a kapala in the left hand, richly attired in brocaded robes and surrounded by buddhas, bodhisattvas, mahasiddhas, patrons and protectors
55 by 45 cm. 21 5/8 by 17 11/16 in.