Gonpo or Mahakala (above); below (left) a necromancer and (right) the goddess Magzor Palden Lhamo riding on a mule. Distemper painting by a Tibetan painter.
About this work
Palden Lhamo: Sanskrit Sri Devi
1 painting : distemper on linen ; distemper 36.7 x 31 cm
Typed label attached to mount: "Gon-po. (Skt Mahakala.) Standing on prostrate human bodies with Paldan-Lhamo and a red-hat necromancer below."
Not in: Marianne Winder, Catalogue of Tibetan manuscripts and xylographs, and catalogue of thankas, banners and other paintings and drawings in the Library of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London 1989
Wellcome Collection 43769i
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