GESAER TANGKA YANJIU. From the Treasury of Tibetan Pictorial Art: Painted Scrolls of the Life of Gesar. Beijing, 2012. 242 pp. Numerous colour plates, a few full page. 34x27 cm. Boards.
Illustrates and studies a unique work in the collection of the Sichuan Museum in China, a complete set of 11 Qing dynasty tangka paintings depicting the Tibetan Gesar epic, which shows important events in Tibetan history but which also comprises an encyclopaedic depiction of Tibetan culture and customs. The paintings are illustrated in their entirety and with much close-up detail. Dual texts in Chinese and English.
Can be ordered in, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 354 in printed List 189.
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