Klimburg-Salter, D: DISCOVERING TIBET. The Tucci Expeditions and Tibetan Paintings. 2015. 285 pp. Colour plates throughout, a good number full page. 29x25 cm. Boards.
The Italian scholar and explorer, Giuseppe Tucci, travelled in the Indian Himalayas and Tibet on various expeditions from 1926-1948. During that time he acquired over 200 Tibetan paintings as well as Sanskrit and Tibetan manuscripts. Numerous Tibetan paintings from his collection are here illustrated and described in detail together with accounts of his expeditions. A fascinating work.
Subjects: Painting Travel
Available, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 416 in printed List 190.
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