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Wisdom and compassion : the sacred art of Tibet

Author: Marylin M Rhie; Robert A F Thurman; John Bigelow Taylor; Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.; Tibet House (Organization : New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
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A study of Tibetan culture and thought which examines 240 Tibetan Buddhist works of art. Spanning the 9th to the 19th centuries and ranging from tiny ivory carvings to a large-scale tapestry, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibition catalogues
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marylin M Rhie; Robert A F Thurman; John Bigelow Taylor; Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.; Tibet House (Organization : New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 0500017182 9780500017180 0810939851 9780810939851
OCLC Number: 36805617
Notes: "Published on the occasion of the third incarnation of Wisdom and compassion: the sacred art of Tibet, an exhibition originated by Tibet House New York, originally with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, for venues in 1991-1992, and reorganized and enlarged by Tibet House New York for venues in 1996-1997"--Title page verso.
Maps on lining papers.
Description: 488 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 31 cm
Other Titles: Sacred art of Tibet
Responsibility: Marylin M. Rhie, Robert A.F. Thurman ; principal photography by John Bigelow Taylor.

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