A History of Tibetan Painting

A History of Tibetan Painting

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This volume explores the sacred painting traditions of Tibet from the mid-15 through 20th centuries on the basis of both surviving remains and the extensive written sources that survive in the Tibetan language. It attempts to identify and date the main painting schools of post-14th century Tibet and locates for the first time paintings that can confidently be linked to some of the founding masters. The book includes a survey of the main available Tibetan sources and studies, both traditional and modern, as well as detailed summary of previous Western research on Tibetan painting.This account reflects later southeastern-Tibetan and Bhutanese traditions, which apparently derived from a Central Tibetan New sMan-ris tradition whose followers greatly admired the achievements of the sMan-gsar-ba Chos-dbyings- rgya-mtsho. The manual as it stands cannot be earlier than about the year 1 830, though it may have freely adapted an earlier Tibetan source in this passage.10a#39;I Nevertheless the text is too brief (and too corrupt) to be of much help in identifying specificanbsp;...

Title:A History of Tibetan Painting
Author: David Paul Jackson
Publisher: - 1996

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