Witness Paintings: Execution of Monks and Sponsors



A small watercolour showing a trial scene, there is Tibetan commentary of the events written on the watercolour. Two Chinese officers sit behind a desk, in front of them seated on the floor is a group of Tibetans. One by one they are led to a firing squad, their hands tied and their crimes written on a board on their back. One man has been shot in the head, the Chinese officer is smiling.