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Asian Art

Yama (Lord of Death) and His Sister Yami

ca. 15th century

Tangka, painted in colors and gold on cotton

30 3/16 × 20 5/8 in. (76.7 × 52.4 cm)
Gift of Alice and Nasli Heeramaneck in memory of Viola and William B. Arvine
1988.76.18
Geography: 
Tibet, China
Nepal
Culture: 
Tibetan or Nepalese
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Alice N. Heeramaneck and Nasli Heeramaneck (1902–1971), New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1988

Bibliography: 

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 283, ill.

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