Title A Chinese deity with a sword accompanied by a tiger. Gouache painting by a Chinese artist.


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Physical description 1 painting : gouache ; sheet 42 x 53 cm
Summary A protector deity. Many local indigenous deities were absorbed into the Buddhist faith, often as protectors. This deity riding on a tiger and brandishing a sword, protects the Buddhist teachings. The protector's role is also to safeguard from disease and negative influences
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 581163i
Genre/Technique Gouaches.
Copy photo no. V 47141
System no. .b15811633
Record no. 581163i