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Tibetan Thangka Buddhist Painting of Hyagriva

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Description
Tibet,20th Century
Hyagriva the Wrathful Heruka dressed in tiger skins with six arms and engulfed in flames with deities in the upper corners and a fanged Buddhist monk to the lower left side.
Cloth, paint
63" x 45 1/2",

Spanning 250 years of Japanese history the Collection of Alexander Murray at one time included more than one thousand pieces of one-of-a kind, hand-made textiles comprised of kimono, obi, theatrical costumes and kesa from the Edo, Meiji, Taisho and Showa periods. The offering in our catalog represent 52 exquisite examples, the best of the best of his collection. Unmatched in its breadth and diversity, representing every type of weaving, dyeing, and decorative techniques in silk, cotton, hemp, ramie and wool. The Katonah Museum of Art featured these exact kimonos as part of their Lethal Beauty Exhibit of Samurai Weapons and Armor from October 12th through January 4th, 2015. The Nippon Gallery in New York City exhibited the offered collection of kimonos as part of their Essence of Kimono exhibition in July & August 2013.
Condition
Losses to paint, discoloration, frayed edges as expected from age and use, otherwise good condition. Please refer to photographs.
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Tibetan Thangka Buddhist Painting of Hyagriva

Estimate $200 - $300Oct 26, 2019
Starting Price $100
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