Himalayan Art Resources

Item: King - Songtsen Gampo

རྒྱལ་པོ། 国王
(item no. 101705)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Songtsen Gampo, King of Tibet. This composition belongs to a larger set of paintings depicting the previous rebirths of the Dalai Lama incarnation lineage.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
King: Songtsen Gampo (Block Prints)
Collection: Lhasa Museums (Miscellaneous)
King: Songtsen Gampo (Tibet)