Carpet plane

The artist is Roerich

Roerich has more than once portrayed a plot with a carpet carpet using folklore of different peoples. In the 1939 picture, Roerich addresses the legend of Tsar Solomon, flying on a wonderful aircraft in the form of a carpet-emptor in Asia. According to the legend, told by Roerich in his book “Shambhala” (publishing house “World Culture League”, 1932), King Solomon flew to the mountains of Asia for relaxation from affairs and prayer.

Nikolai Roerich. In search of Shambhala. SPb, 2020. WITH. 113.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *