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A Buddhist Paradise the Murals of Alchi Western Himalayas

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Title:A Buddhist Paradise the Murals of Alchi Western Himalayas


Author:Pratapaditya Pal

Publisher:Ravi Kumar

Publish Year:1982

Edition:First Edition

Cover:Hard Back



Photographer:Lionel Fournier

Remarks:Colour Photographs, Notes, Bibliography and Index.


Size:225 x 285 mm


Price:USD 100.30

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  • This book is the first major attempt to reproduce in sumptuous color plates the brilliant world of form and color created by unknown Khashimiri and Tibetan artists between the 11th and 13th centuries. Alchi, a monastic complex of the Ladakh Himalayas, has preserved Buddhist wall-paintings of unmatched splendor.

    Pratapaditya Pal

    Pratapaditya Pal is an Indian scholar of Southeast Asian and Himalayan art and culture, specializing particularly in the history of art of India, Nepal and Tibet.He is the author of The Elegant Image: Bronzes from the Indian Subcontinent in the Siddharth K. Bhansali Collection, Goddess Durga: The Power and The Glory, Asian Art at the Norton Simon Museum, Vol. I. Art from the Indian Subcontinent, The Art and Architecture of Ancient Kashmir, Light of Asia: Buddha Sakyamuni in Asian Art, he Art of Tibet, Asia Society, The Arts of Nepal. Part I. Sculpture, Nepal: Where the Gods are Young
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