Himalayan Art Resources

Item: King - Trisong Detsen

རྒྱལ་པོ། 国王
(item no. 888)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Uncertain
Size 50.80x38.10cm (20x15in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.23.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Trisong Detsen (8th century): the Tibetan King that firmly established Buddhism in Tibet, invited Padmasambhava from India and built the first monastery - Samye Chokor Ling.

Jeff Watt 2-2001

Secondary Images
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Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 8
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King: Trisong Detsen (Tibet)
Kings: Tibetan Kings Main Page