Handbook of Tibetan iconometry : a guide to the arts of the 17th century

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Summary

  • The Handbook of Iconometry (ca. 1687) reproduces, in facsimile, a lavishly illustrated treatise describing the iconometic principles and measurements at the heart of the 17th-century art of Tibet. It includes over 150 drawings of buddhas, bodhisattvas and divinities, 70 script types and 14 stupa models from the rich world of Indo-Tibetan Buddhism.

Notes

  • In English with the introduction translated into Chinese; facsimilie and corrosponding passages in Sanskrit and Tibetan.
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