Chandra, Lokesh & Sharma, Nirmala: BUDDHIST PAINTINGS OF TUN-HUANG. In the National Museum, New Delhi. New Delhi, 2011. 280 pp. Colour plates throughout. 32x25 cm. Cloth.
Reproduces 143 of the best painted scrolls brought back from Dunhuang by Aurel Stein and held in the National Museum, New Delhi. Stein's finds were split between the British Museum in London and the now National Museum in New Delhi. Whilst the British Museum holdings have been published, the Delhi holdings are little-known and this book is most welcome. Illustrated throughout in colour and with good introductory texts and descriptions of the paintings.
Subjects: Dunhuang Buddhist Art
Available, as of: 12/02/2018
Was item 47 in printed List 190.
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