|Current List 209A
Aiko Gyoso (Maekawa Bunzo comp.):
Arce, Dr. Jose; drawings by Schiff:
Argence, Rene-Yvon Lefebvre d':
Art Institute of Chicago; Wang Tao ed:
Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology, Beijing University:
Hebei Museum ed: BEICHAO BIHUA QUYANG SHIDIAO. (Northern Dynasties Tomb Murals and Quyang Stone Sculpture in the Collection of Hebei Museum). 北朝壁畫曲陽石雕. Hebei Bowuguan Jiben Chenlie. Beijing, 2014. 297 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 29x21 cm. Wrappers.
Shows a good selection of the finest examples of Northern Dynasties murals excavated from tombs in China's Hebei province and held in the collection of the Hebei Provincial Museum in Shijiazhuang. This is followed by an excellent and extensive selection of the famous and exquisite Quyang white marble Buddhist statuary dating from the Northern Dynasties through the Sui, Tang and Five Dynasties periods and into the Song and Yuan dynasties. As with the murals, all the pieces are held in the Hebei Museum. Illustrated throughout with fine colour plates. Introductions to each section and captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Sculpture Murals
Item 494 in List 205.
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