Himalayan Art Resources

Item: King - Gesar

རྒྱལ་པོ། 国王
(item no. 57091)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1960 -
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Warrior

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Gesar, King.

At the top center is Amnye Machen Pomra on a white horse. Slightly to the left side is Tsi'u Marpo, red in colour, on a red horse. Slightly to the right side is Tseringma riding a lion. Surrounding the central figure of Gesar are fourteen figures riding horses. In front of Gesar is a single female figure in a kneeling pose - offering tea with upraised hands.

Jeff Watt 5-2011

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