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Laurence Sickman: A Tribute.

Churchman, Michael, editor.

Published by Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art,, Kansas City, Missouri, 1988
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47 p. 15 ill. Memorial tribute to the late curator and director of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, best known for his studies in and publications on Chinese art. Upon graduating from Harvard in 1930, Sickman was awarded a fellowship for study at the Harvard-Yenching Institute in Peking. China in 1930, where he remained through 1935. Includes memorial eulogy by Thomas Lawton; tributes and reminiscences by Ross and Kathleen Taggart, Marc F. Wilson, and Sir Harold Acton; selection of writings by Laurence Sickman on his experiences in China and on Chinese art; essay on Sickman's discovery of a Buddhist Stele by Wai-Kam Ho; and chronological bibliography of Sickman's Writings, 1936-1984 and writings about Sickman. Bookseller Inventory # 021113

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Title: Laurence Sickman: A Tribute.

Publisher: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art,, Kansas City, Missouri

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Original Wraps

Book Condition:Fine

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