Buddhist Paintings from Shrines and Temples in Ceylon

By: Dhanapala, D.B. (Introduction by)

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24 pages text followed by 28 plates, some double-page. Bibliography. A Mentor-Unesco Art Book published by arrangement with UNESCO. The author "discusses the deeply religious basis of Sinhalese temple paintings - a medium through which traditional myths were explained to the followers of Buddha. He describes the composition, color, and form; the symbol and style characteristic of this art." Clean throughout; binding square and tight.

Title: Buddhist Paintings from Shrines and Temples in Ceylon

Author Name: Dhanapala, D.B. (Introduction by)

Categories: Art-Africa, Pacific Islands, Art & Design,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: New York, The New American Library: 1964

ISBN Number: no

Binding: Pictorial Wrapper (softcover)

Book Condition: Fine

Size: 6.5 " x 4.375"

Seller ID: 004879

Keywords: buddhist paintings art temple art shrines,