Nara National Museum: ARTS OF BUDDHA SAKYAMUNI. Special Exhibition. Nara, 1984. 408 pp. 250 plates and illustrations, 14 in colour. 26x18 cm. Paper.
Catalogue of the first systematic exhibition having Sakyamuni as the central theme. The focal points of the exhibition were: various works based on Sakyamuni's life; the form of Shaka Nyorai as an object of worship; and Buddha's remains (ashes) in stupas as a legacy of faith. With many articles of importance both from collections in Japan and England, India and Korea. Introduction and caption lists in English, otherwise Japanese text only.
Subjects: Buddhist Art
Available, as of: 20/09/2021
Was item 136 in printed List 201.
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