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The art of Buddhism : a book of postcards.

Author: Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.; Asian Art Museum--Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture.
Publisher: San Francisco : Pomegranate Artbooks, [©1991]
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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"These postcards offer a stunning selection of works by Buddhist artists: thangkas (paintings on silk or cotton) from Tibet, Bhutan, and China; scrolls and albums from Korea and Japan; tapestries from China; sculptures from Thailand, Japan, Nepal, and China; manuscript paintings from Thailand (one of forest animals, showing that some Buddhist artists also expressed their ties to folk traditions); and even an  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.; Asian Art Museum--Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture.
ISBN: 0764924176 9780764924170
OCLC Number: 57210642
Notes: "Pomegranate Catalog No. AA195"--P. [2].
"Contains thirty oversized postcards"--P. [4] of cover.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col., ill. ; 12 x 18 cm.

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"These postcards offer a stunning selection of works by Buddhist artists: thangkas (paintings on silk or cotton) from Tibet, Bhutan, and China; scrolls and albums from Korea and Japan; tapestries from China; sculptures from Thailand, Japan, Nepal, and China; manuscript paintings from Thailand (one of forest animals, showing that some Buddhist artists also expressed their ties to folk traditions); and even an aquatint by two British printmakers depicting an Indian cave."--P. [5].

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