Padmasambhava (Primary Title)

Unknown (Artist)

18th century
copper alloy, gemstones, traces of paint
Central Tibet
Overall: 23 1/2 × 16 × 12 in. (59.69 × 40.64 × 30.48 cm)
Not on view
Berthe and John Ford Collection, gift of the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation
2002-2003: "The Secret Visions of the Fifth Dalai Lama", Musée national des arts Asiatiques - Guimet, Paris, 11/5/2002-2/28/2003

1992-1993: "Mystic Visions: The Virginia Museum's Collection of Nepalese and Tibetan Art, VMFA, 7/6/92 - 1/3/93

1971: "Indo-Asian Art from the John Gilmore Ford Collection", The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 1971.
Pakhoutova, Elena, Rachel Seligman, Benjamin Bogin, Lewis Doney, and Daniel Alexander Hirshberg. The Second Buddha Master of Time. Munich: Prestel, 2018.(pp. 42-42, fig 1.27)

P. Pal, Indo-Asian Art from the John Gilmore Ford Collection, The Walters, 1971, no. 74

P. Pal, Tibetan Art in the John Gilmore Ford Collection, Arts of Asia 5 no. 6 (Nov-Dec 1975), p. 55
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