THANGKA DEPICTING PADMASAMBHAVA
TIBET, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
the master seated on a lotus base, his hands holding a vajra and kapala while a khatvanga topped with a trishula rests against his left shoulder, flanked by his consorts Mandarava and Yeshe Tsogyl, surrounded by a retinue of dakinis, buddhas, lineage holders, and protectors
71 by 48 cm. 28 by 18 7/8 in.