Tibetan Women in the Past. Uebach 2005. dGe-slong-ma dPal-mo (bKa’ gdams gsar rnying, p. 42).
The first three Tibetan female models? The first statue of Tāra (sGrol-ma) was modelled according to lCog-ro-bza’ lHa-bu-sman and of Mārīcī (’Od-zer-can) according to lCog-ro Nu-chung. The two were reportedly the most beautiful girls of the land. See bsTan-pa-rab-brtan’s Bris bur gnyis kyi ’byung ba mdo tsam brjod pa (p. 30).