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Discovering Tibet: The Tucci Expeditions and Tibetan Paintings


Extreame Savings Item! Free Shipping Included! Save 41% on the Discovering Tibet: The Tucci Expeditions and Tibetan Paintings by Skira at Translate This Website. MPN: 230 illustrations, 154 in colour. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The explorations of Giuseppe Tucci, the founder of modern Tibetanology, as reflected in period photographs and masterpieces of Tibetan painting from the eleventh to the eighteenth centuries. Tibetan culture and artistic tradition were virtually unknown in the West until the eight major expeditions led by Giuseppe Tucci between 1926 and 1948. This catalog retraces his travels through period photographs and his contributions to the study of Tibetan art. In addition to Tucci’s photographs, it


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The explorations of Giuseppe Tucci, the founder of modern Tibetanology, as reflected in period photographs and masterpieces of Tibetan painting from the eleventh to the eighteenth centuries. Tibetan culture and artistic tradition were virtually unknown in the West until the eight major expeditions led by Giuseppe Tucci between 1926 and 1948. This catalog retraces his travels through period photographs and his contributions to the study of Tibetan art. In addition to Tucci’s photographs, it presents a collection of paintings from the eleventh to the eighteenth centuries, enabling readers to discover Tibetan art with particular reference to compositional style, iconography, and the reading of a tangka.

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Manufacturer:Skira
Part Number:230 illustrations, 154 in colour
Publisher:Skira
Studio:Skira
MPN:230 illustrations, 154 in colour
EAN:9788857222516
Item Weight:3.62 pounds
Item Size:1 x 11.3 x 11.3 inches
Package Weight:3.62 pounds
Package Size:9.45 x 0.94 x 0.94 inches

Discovering Tibet: The Tucci Expeditions and Tibetan Paintings by Skira

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