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Thangka Depicting Guan Yu, Tibetan China, 18th century style, sitting in a tiger-skin chair, touching his beard with his right hand, flanked by a warrior with a sword to his right and an official to his left, three lama figures seated on clouds above, offerings of food on a table in front, gilt details, distemper on cotton, backed with paper, 15 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of Dorothy Braude Edinburg. Note: Guan Yu is a historical figure who supported Liu Bei along with Zhang Fei during the early 3rd century in China. The general had become a religious figure of worship during the Ming dynasty and frequently portrayed in various art forms. Here the general is depicted along with Tibetan Dalai Lama deities, reflecting the good relationship between Tibet and China during the Qianlong reign. For a similar Chinese thangka with Guan Yu, see Sotheby's Paris, Arts d'Asie, Lot 28, December 18, 2012,. The estate of Dorothy Braude Edinburg


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