Himalayan Art Resources

Item: King - Konchog Bang

རྒྱལ་པོ། 国王
(item no. 757)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug
Size 46.99x68.58cm (18.50x27in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1998.17.4
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Gyalpo Konchog Bang: a pre-incarnation of the Dalai Lama. This painting is possibly a print produced from a famous set of wood blocks depicting the entire lineage of Dalai Lamas including the pre-incarnations.

Jeff Watt 1-2002

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