Buddhist incense-offering goddesses (possibly Dhupa)

Historical period(s)
ca. 1450-1500
Opaque watercolor on paper
H x W: 34.3 x 23.2 cm (13 1/2 x 9 1/8 in)
Central Tibet, Probably Tsang province
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.584
Long-term loan
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


Buddhism, Gellatly collection, Tibet
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser. The Spice Goddesses: Notes on a Tibetan Painting. vol. 46. pp. 53-62.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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