Dancing Vajravarahi/Vajrayogini

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Dancing Vajravarahi/Vajrayogini

Central Tibet, Densatil Monastery (?), circa 15th century
Sculpture
Gilt copper alloy inlaid with gemstones; traces of paint
11 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 3 in. (28.58 x 24.77 x 7.62 cm)
Purchased by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Board of Trustees in honor of Dr. Pratapaditya Pal, Senior Curator of Indian and Southeast Asian Art, 1970-95 (AC1996.4.1)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Leidy, D.P.  The Cosmic Dancer: Shiva Nataraja.  New York:  The Asia Society, 1992.
  • Fisher, Robert E.  Art of Tibet.  London:  Thames and Hudson, 1997.
  • Huntington, John C. and Dina Bangdel.  The Circle of Bliss:  Buddhist Meditational Art.  Columbus:  The Columbus Museum of Art; Chicago:  Serindia Publications, 2003.
  • Leidy, D.P.  The Cosmic Dancer: Shiva Nataraja.  New York:  The Asia Society, 1992.
  • Fisher, Robert E.  Art of Tibet.  London:  Thames and Hudson, 1997.
  • Huntington, John C. and Dina Bangdel.  The Circle of Bliss:  Buddhist Meditational Art.  Columbus:  The Columbus Museum of Art; Chicago:  Serindia Publications, 2003.
  • Czaja, Olaf and Adriana Proser. Golden Visions of Densatil: a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery. New York: Asia Society, 2014.
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