Acclaimed as the most important book ever published on Tibetan painting and sculpture, Wisdom and Compassion illustrates, explains, and celebrates 295 illustrations, including 263 plates in full colour and 1 map. One 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.
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Large format paperback. Copiously illustrated in colour and black and white throughout. Copiously illustrated in colour and black and white throughout. Published on the occasion of an exhibition organized by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco in conjunction with Tibet House, New York .
This Special reprint edition of 1992, is a very good copy in the original red illustrated paper covers. with many wonderful colour illustrations, a lovely fresh copy. index. a large heavy book which will need extra postage. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. pp 409, Large format paperback.
Soft cover, LARGE, internally pages fresh and crisp, no previous owner name inscription. Cover bright and most appealing, slight shelf wear to the spine top, but otherwise in very good. Heavy book will incur extra shipping costs overseas. See OUR OWN photograph of this book for quality control.