A POLYCHROME 'VAJRABHAIRAVA' THANGKA
Tibet, 20th century
Painted in rich polychromy, the thangka shows in the center Vajrabhairava, depicted with a bull's head and a multitude of arms, two of them clasping Vajra Vetali, his consort, the deity standing on a lotus-shaped base, above and below other smaller deities, wooden frame and protective glass.
87 x 63 cm
Provenance: ambassador Gerardo Carante.
Vajrabhairava is the choleric version of Yamantaka, destroyer of the lord of death and angry aspect of the bodhisattva Manjusri.
Auction: Auction 74
Piazza Lovatelli 1, Roma, 00186, Italy
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