He Ruzhen ed: CHUANYUE DUNHUANG: MOGAO KU JIU YING. Passing through Dunhuang: Old Photos of the Mogao Grottos. Hangzhou, 2015. 175 pp. Numerous full page plates, text illustrations and line drawings. 30x25 cm. Wrappers.
Shows over 115 full page black-and-white photographs of the Dunhuang Mogao grottoes dating from the 1940s to the 1960s. In sections - first showing cave exteriors and then sections on cave interiors and murals grouped chronologically by dynasty. These rare photographs from a private Chinese collection. Valuable visual record of the cave exteriors and interiors at a time when they were much neglected and little-visited. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Dunhuang Murals
Can be ordered in, as of: 12/02/2018
Was item 449 in printed List 191.
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