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Sgrol-dkar (The White Tara or White Savioress)


Artist Unknown (Tibet)


18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G212
Sgrol-dkar (The White Tara or White Savioress), Artist Unknown (Tibet)
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Medium: Paintings | Colors on sized cotton
Size: 64 x 38 1/2 in. (162.56 x 97.79 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Tibet
Culture: Asia, Tibet
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: A thanka, pigments on fabric; Tara, goddess of mercy, holds in her left hand a lotus blossom; her right hand expresses gesture of 'varada mudra' (compassion); Upper right corner is Padmasambhava with Karmavajra on his left and a llama between; three prote
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund and Gift of funds from Ingrid Lenz and Alfred Harrison, and Donna and Cargill MacMillan Jr.
Accession Number: 91.23.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009