GU YUN TIANCHENG ZUNZHE YIZHEN: XIZANG ALI DIQU GUDAI BIHUA ZHENCANG TUJI (TUOLIN SI BAI DINA). Venerable Treasures, Ancient Fascination: Collections of Ancient Murals in Ngari, Tibet (The White Temple of the Tholing Monastery). Hangzhou, 2015. 317 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 44x31 cm. Boards.
Presumably part of a larger series on ancient Buddhist murals in temples and monasteries in the Ngari prefecture in Tibet, this is a magnificent volume on the ancient murals in the White Temple, a part of the Tholing Monastery complex. Illustrated throughout with large full colour plates showing the murals in their entirety and with much close-up detail.
Good and detailed nine page introduction, list of plates and very brief captions in English. Near dual texts in Chinese and Tibetan.
Subjects: Murals Buddhist Art
Can be ordered in, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 18 in printed List 187.
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