Fraser, Sarah E. ed: DUNHUANG. A Centennial Commemoration of the Discovery of the Cave Library. Beijing, 2000. 188 pp. Over 200 colour illustrations. 29x22 cm. Paper.
English edition of a catalogue of an exhibition at the Museum of History in Beijing to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the cave library at Dunhuang. Gives much detail on the caves and their art. Shows the caves themselves plus replica statuary and mural paintings made for the exhibition. Illustrates paintings, documents, sutras etc. from Dunhuang now held in various museums around the world. There is also a section on the western and Japanese explorers who visited Dunhuang from Stein to Otani and Oldenberg.
Subjects: Dunhuang Silk Road
Available, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 344 in printed List 190.
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