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Painted Buddhas of Xinjiang : hidden treasures from the Silk Road

Author: Reza; Jacques Giès; Laure Feugère; André Coutin
Publisher: London : British Museum Press, 2002.
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Hidden away beneath the mountains of Xinjiang are a series of caves along what was once the Silk Road. After 30 years of negotiation, photographer Reza finally gained permission to visit the caves and explore their extraordinary frescoes.
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Genre/Form: Art
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reza, 1952-
Painted Buddhas of Xinjiang.
London : British Museum Press, 2002
(OCoLC)707164624
Named Person: Gautama Buddha; Gautama Buddha.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reza; Jacques Giès; Laure Feugère; André Coutin
ISBN: 0714124109 9780714124100
OCLC Number: 50495758
Notes: Originally published in French as: Le pinceau de Bouddha. Paris : Éditions de la Martinière, ©2002.
Description: 167 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The hidden treasures of Turkestan --
Symbols of the Buddha --
Past lives: the Jatakas --
Gods and humans --
Animals --
Glossary.
Other Titles: Pinceau de Bouddha.
Responsibility: [photographs by] Reza ; [with essays by] Jacques Giès, Laure Feugère, André Coutin.

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Hidden away beneath the mountains of Xinjiang are a series of caves along what was once the Silk Road. After 30 years of negotiation, photographer Reza finally gained permission to visit the caves and explore their extraordinary frescoes.

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