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.Reseña del editor:
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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Buchbeschreibung Published by Tibet House New York and Harry N. Abrams Inc, New York, 2000. , 488 pages, with 353 illustrations including 338 plates in full colour, along with 2 maps, Reprint , binding nice and neat, internally pages clean, illustrations bright with colours vibrant, an excellent copy in very good condition , dustwrapper in very good condition , red card, gilt titles on spine, maps on endpapers , 30.5 x 23.5 cms Hardback ISBN: 0810982048. Artikel-Nr. 67254