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  Size:   257 x 340 mm
10 x 13.5 in
 
  Pages:   304  
  Color:   300+ color  
  Binding:   Hardcover  
  Published:   February 2008  
  ISBN:   978-4-06-213951-9  
 
 

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Gandhāran Art from the Hirayama Collection
Edited by Katsumi Tanabe

Published here for the first time, this is the largest private collection of Gandhāran art in the world, and is also considered to be the finest. It not only includes Buddha images, Bodhisattva images, Buddhist deities, donor images, and reliefs of the life of Sākyamuni, but also various examples of Buddhist craft works in gold, silver, and bronze. This collection has been built over many years both as research material and as documentation of a unique and extraordinarily beautiful style of art by renowned Japanese artist Ikuo Hirayama and his wife Michigo Hirayama.

Key Features

  • 352 of the greatest pieces are selected from the finest private collection in the world containing over 1,000 pieces in total, making this definitive compilation of Gandhāran art.
  • All pieces were photographed by large format camera and are reproduced on art paper using the finest printing technology available to ensure absolute fidelity of color and form.
  • Prof. Dr. Katsumi Tanabe of Chuo University in Tokyo, one of the world's leading scholars of Gandharan art has acted as supervisor for this publication, and has contributed the texts.

    Specification:

  • 340 x 257mm (13.5 x 10.25"); clothbound with slipcase
  • 304 pages, 248pp in 4 color offset, 56 text
  • Captions in Japanese & English; most text in Japanese

    AVAILABLE IN FEBRUARY 2008 EXTREMELY LIMITED QUANTITY. YOUR ORDER WILL BE CHARGED TO ENSURE A COPY IS RESERVED AND THE BOOK WILL BE SHIPPED TO YOU IN FEBRUARY.

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