Acclaimed as the most important book ever published on Tibetan painting and sculpture, Wisdom and Compassion illustrates, explains, and celebrates 241 of the finest examples of Tibetan sacred art of the 9th to 12th centuries. Renowned experts Marylin M. Rhie and Robert A. F. Thurman offer insights into the religious meaning and use of tangkas, Buddhist iconography, and the aesthetics of tangka paintings, sculptures, and mandalas.
by Marilyn M. Rhie (Author), Robert Thurman (Author)
- Publisher : Abrams; 1st Edition (January 1, 1991)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 406 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0939117045
- ISBN-13 : 978-0939117048
- Item Weight : 4.25 pounds