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Wisdom and Compassion: The Sacred Art of Tibet.

Rhie, Marilyn & Thurman, Robert H.F.

Published by Abrams, 1991
ISBN 10: 0810939576 / ISBN 13: 9780810939578
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Title: Wisdom and Compassion: The Sacred Art of ...

Publisher: Abrams

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition


In association with Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and Tibet House of New York. 405 pages with 278 illustrations, including 263 plates in full color and 2 maps. Published to accompany the exhibition held in San Francisco. Hardcover with jacket, in in excellent clean condition. 12 by 9.25 inches. Bookseller Inventory # 12475

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Synopsis: Acclaimed as the most important book ever published on Tibetan painting and sculpture, Wisdom and Compassion illustrates, explains, and celebrates 241 of the finest examples of Tibetan sacred art of the 9th to 12th centuries. Renowned experts Marylin M. Rhie and Robert A. F. Thurman offer insights into the religious meaning and use of tangkas, Buddhist iconography, and the aesthetics of tangka paintings, sculptures, and mandalas.

Product Description: Illustrates, explains and celebrates 241 examples of Tibetan sacred art of the 9th to 12th centuries. The authors discuss the religious meaning and use of tangkas, Buddhist iconography and the aesthetics of tangka paintings, sculpture and mandalas.

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