A thangka of Rahula, Pindola Bharadvaja, and Chudapantaka
Tibet, 18th century
Ground mineral pigments on cloth; in the center is Rahula, the son of Shakyamuni Buddha, holding a golden crown. Above and to the left is the Buddha of Long-life, Amitayus. At the lower left is Chudapantaka with his hands in his lap. At the right is Pindola Bharadvaja holding a book in his right hand and a begging bowl in his left. The Tibetan names are inscribed below or to the side of each of the three arhat figures.
23 x 16 1/2 in. (58.4 x 41.9 cm.); with silks 60 x 36 in. (152.4 x 91.4 cm.)