THANGKA DEPICTING PADMASAMBHAVA ON COPPER MOUNTAIN
TIBET, 19TH CENTURY
Padmasambhava seated in a three-tiered palace on a copper mountain surrounded by water, the deity holding a kapala, vajra and khatvanga, wearing voluminous robes and an upturned Nyingmapa cap, with demons and wrathful beings below and peaceful deities, buddhas in the registers above
58 by 45 cm. 23 by 17 9/16 in.