Contemporary, authentic Thangka from Mustang Kindom in Nepal.
Tashi Gurung is a local artist specializing in authentic, traditional Thangka design. He is from Lo Manthang, the former Mustang Kingdom in a remote part of Nepal, just a few kilometers from the Chinese border. Acquired directly from the artist in Lo Mаnthang and was framed in Kathmandu, Nepal.
This work follows the local tradition and is framed with a three-layer rich shuttle-woven embroidery, brass knobs with a wooden stretcher bar, and a silk protective screen. For the paints and medium, rice paper is used with local mineral pigments traditionally mixed with yak ghee and decorated with gold.
Thangka is measured 43'' x 25'' with embroidery, and the painting itself is 19.5'' by 15.5''.Read more about Thangkas
|Painting on rice paper with mineral pigments and Yak ghee||43'' H, 28'' W|
|Shuttle-woven brocade with silk screen||Lo Manthang, Nepal|