Zheng Ruzhong et al. ed: ZHONGGUO FEITIAN YISHU. The Art of Flying Devis in China. 中國飛天藝術 。 鄭汝中 等 編. Hefei, 2000. 336 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x22 cm. Cloth.
GBP 40.00
A study of the Feitian, or flying Devi, primarily found in the murals at Dunhuang and in sculptural form in other cave grottoes in China - Maijishan, Yungang etc. Numerous good colour plates showing both general views and close-up illustrations of murals and sculptural reliefs containing Feitian. A useful study of this somewhat enigmatic subject. Near dual language text in English and Chinese.
Subjects: Dunhuang Myths and Legends
Item 225 in List 206.
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