Himalayan Art Resources

Item: King - of Shambhala

རྒྱལ་པོ། 国王
(item no. 94398)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection American Museum of Natural History
Catalogue # AMNH 70.2/ 870
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

AMNH Description

Rudrachakra, the last King of Shambhala. This painting is likely created from a block print. Other examples with the identical composition are found in other collections.

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