THANGKA DEPICTING WRATHFUL DEITY ATOP GARUDA
TIBET, 19TH CENTURY
the protector with four arms, bared fangs and flaming hair wearing a tiger skin around his waist, atop a blue garuda with outstretched turquoise wings, with beak open and holding a snake in both arms, on a black ground background with stylized clouds, flames and birds, with two devotees in the lower left register
57 by 38 cm. 22 7/16 by 15 in.