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art of Nepal and Tibet. by Stella Kramrisch

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Published by Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Art, Nepali -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art, Tibetan -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art, Buddhist -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Bibliographical notes.

SeriesPhiladelphis Museum of Art. Bulletin -- 55, no. 265
The Physical Object
Pagination23-38 p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22335983M

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- This eighteenth-century pattern book was apparently produced in Nepal for use in Tibet. It delineates, in 35 ink drawings, precise iconometric guidelines for depiction of the Buddha and Bodhisattva figures. The Newari writing suggests the manual may have been used in a collaboration between Newar and Tibetan artists. Please note. Central Asian arts - Central Asian arts - Himalayan cultures of Nepal and Tibet: The art of Nepal is centred in the Kāthmāndu Valley, in an area of less than square miles ( square kilometres). The artists are Newars, or Mongoloids, different ethnically from, though partly intermingled with, the peoples of India, whose art they made their own—whether its themes were Hindu or Buddhist. Thomas Laird. Murals of Tibet - image 1 Tenzin Gyatso, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, with a draft copy of Murals of Tibet, Boston, SUMO (left), XL-sized scholarly companion book Category: Books > Art. Tibet Book Store was once owned by the Tibet Government in Exile and while it isn’t any longer, the establishment still holds what is probably the best collection of books related to Tibet in the region. From photographic coffee-table books on Tibetan Buddhism in Ladakh to Tibetan language primers, if a book is related to Tibet and Buddhism, it can probably be found here.

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