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wall-paintings of India, Central Asia & Ceylon

Benjamin Rowland

wall-paintings of India, Central Asia & Ceylon

by Benjamin Rowland

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Published by Printed at the Merrymount Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.,
  • Asia, Central.,
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Mural painting and decoration,
    • Decoration and ornament -- India,
    • Decoration and ornament -- Asia, Central,
    • Decoration and ornament -- Sri Lanka,
    • Art, Buddhist

    • Edition Notes

      Statementa comparative study by Benjamin Rowland, Jr., with an introductory essay on the nature of Buddhist art by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, with a foreword by A. Townshend Johnson and colour plates by F. Bailey Vanderhoef, Jr.
      ContributionsCoomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND2815 .R6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5 p. l., ix-xiii, [1], 94 p.
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6365893M
      LC Control Number38004133
      OCLC/WorldCa2378444

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