TNM171 - NEW BOOK
Tokyo National Museum: TOKUBETSU TEN: KASUGA TAISHA SENNEN NO SHIHO. Eternal Treasures from Kasuga Taisha Shrine. Tokyo, 2017. 373, 2, xxi pp. Colour plates throughout. One foldout. 30x23 cm. Paper.
Catalogue of an exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum showing treasures from this important shrine built in the 8th century to protect the then-capital of Heijokyo (Nara) from 710-784 AD. Includes superb early Buddhist paintings and numerous extremely fine artworks. All illustrated in colour and extensively described and discussed. Some 20 pages of English text including introductions to each section and captions to plates. Main text in Japanese.
Subjects: Buddhist Art Painting
Available, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 17 in printed List 188.
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