In the Khasa Malla Tradition
A Thanka of Vikram Shahi (r. 1602-1631) King of Jumla

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Figure 1: Vikram Shahi  (r. 1602-1631) King of Jumla
Glue distemper on cotton, with cotton mounts above and below
Size w. mounts 25 1/2" x 12 3/4"
painting 15" x 11"
inscribed in Nepali/ devanagari script and Tibetan/ Ume (running) script:
dated Saka samvat 1530 (1609 CE)

Private collection, USA
previously in the collection of Simon Digby (1932-2010), London

published:
Deborah Ashencaen and Genady Leonov, 1992, Tibetan Art at Spink (London: Spink)

Siudmak, John, 2011, Indian Sculpture and Thankas from the collection of Simon Digby
John Siudmak Asian Art
2011

detail 1: fully enlargeable image of painting (13MB: 6300 x 4700 pix)
detail 2: thanka with borders
detail 3: rear of thanka