Asian Art
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery

Buddhist Protector Mahakala

19th century

Ground mineral pigment on cotton

framed: 42 × 26 1/2 in. (106.7 × 67.3 cm)
matted (brocade matting): 38 × 23 in. (96.5 × 58.4 cm)
image: 25 × 18 3/4 in. (63.5 × 47.6 cm)
Gift of Alice and Nasli Heeramaneck in memory of Viola and William B. Arvine
1988.76.16
Geography: 
Tibet, China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Tibetan
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Alice N. Heeramaneck (née Arvine, 1910–1993) and Nasli Heeramaneck (1902–1971), New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1988

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