A Buddhist Paradise: The Murals of Alchi, Western Himalayas

Pal, Pratapaditya

Published by Ravi Kumar, 1982
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Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 67 pp. + over 150 color plates, acknowledgments, preface, the Sacred Enclave of Alchi, Introduction, The Artistic Milieu; The Religious Background; Styles and Aesthetics; notes, index; Illustrations of Dukhang (D1-D26); Illustration of Sumtsek's First Story (S1-S50); Illustration of Sumtsek's Second and Third Stories (S51- S78); Illustration of Lhakhang Soma (LS1-LS37); Illustration of Lotsawa, Manjusri Lhakhang (LL1-LL6, ML1-ML4). Photographs by Lionel Fournier. Published by Ravi Kumar for Visual Dharma Publications Ltd., Hong Kong. First Edition, 1982: Limited to 3000 Numbered Copies, of which this is Number 800. "This book is the first major attempt to reproduce in sumptuous color plates the brilliant world of form and color created by unknown Kashmiri and Tibetan artists between the 11th and 13th centuries. The lucidly written accompanying text by a leading authority of Buddhist art offers the reader insights into the styles, iconography and aesthetics of the murals of the monastic complex of Alchi in historical perspective." from the jacket flap. Not Price clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with bright gilt-stamped figure of Tara on front board, and gilt lettering to spine. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A Buddhist Paradise: The Murals of Alchi, ...
Publisher: Ravi Kumar
Publication Date: 1982
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