Yama Dharmaraja
Yama Dharmaraja
Yama Dharmaraja

Yama Dharmaraja


Artist
Mongolian (Mongolian)
Date
19th century
Medium
Ink, pigments on sized cloth with gilt bronze frame
Dimensions
Image : 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. (4.76 x 3.81 cm)
Sheet : 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 5/8 in. (6.03 x 6.03 x 1.59 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of David Kamansky and Gerald Wheaton
Object Number
2016.22.5.1.A-C

Label

This painting depicts the outer form of Yama Dharmaraja. Outer Yama Dharmaraja was particularly revered in Mongolia as a guardian of the Gelug order, and paintings of him were used by monks and lamas of that school as protective talismans and devotional objects.

 

  

 


Object Type
Painting