THANGKA DEPICTING VAJRABHAIRAVA
TIBET, 19TH CENTURY OR LATER
the fierce protector Vajrabhairava at center within a flaming aureole, holding a kapala in the primary left hand and a kartrika in the primary right hand, with Tsongkapa, the founder of the Gelug school, at upper left and Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, at the upper right, the lower register with the wrathful offerings of the six senses flanked by Mahakala and Yama Dharmaraja
47 by 33 cm. 18 1/2 by 13 in.