Gesterkamp, Lennert: THE HEAVENLY COURT. Daoist Temple Painting in China 1200-1400. Leiden, 2011. 379 pp. text plus 31 pp. colour plates, 1 fold out and 52 pp. b/w plates and illustrations. 25x17 cm. Cloth.
Drawing on comparative study of four complete sets of Daoist wall paintings dating back to the 13th and 14th centuries, this work offers the first comprehensive study of the historical development, iconography, ritual context, methods of mural design, and the patrons of the four Heavenly Court paintings. Bump to top right corner of front cover, otherwise fine.
Subjects: Painting Buddhist Art
Available, as of: 09/09/2018
Was item 393 in printed List 193.
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