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Buddhist Sculpture from China: Selections from the Xi'an Beilin Museum: Fifth Through Ninth Centuries

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Hardcover, 155 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by China Institute Gallery, China Institute in A
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Jan 27, 2014 Patricia rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: students and scholars of Chinese Buddhist iconography
Exhibition catalogues are often overlooked but many make excellent library additions because of their thoughtful, in-depth comments on specific artefacts. This is one such volume. Each object is identified and then--a trait not found in all exhibition catalogues--elaborated upon, with the comments often revealing important clues as to how an object was identified. An example: "The contrast of a fully modeled head and upper body to a low-relief definition of the lower body and lower drapery folds ...more
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