Art of Nepal: A Catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collection

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1985 - 257 pages
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This catalog of one of the largest holdings of Nepali art provides the art history of an important Asian cultural area. In his lengthy introduction Pal discusses the cultural milieu of Nepali art and ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword Earl A Powell
9
Preface and Acknowledgments
11
General Introduction
13
Prologue
15
n Historical Background
17
The Patron and the Artist
21
The Realm of the Immortals
23
Form and Function
34
Catalogue
88
ModelBooks and Manuals
143
Introduction
145
Catalogue
153
Paintings
154
Introduction
185
Catalogue
192
Selected Inscriptions
233

Sources and Influences
36
Color Plates
41
Sculptures
79
Introduction
81
Glossary
239
Bibliography
245
Index
251
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