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Fig. 1.16:
Detail of Fifth Karmapa (1384–1415) Initiating Yongle Emperor as Sacral Ruler

18th century
Pigments on cotton
39 3/8 x 23 5/8 in. (100 x 60 cm)

Private Collection
Image from Pratapaditya Pal, Tibetan Paintings: A Study of Tibetan Thankas Eleventh to Nineteenth Centuries (New York: Ravi Kumar, 1984), pl. 92.

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