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Description - Discovering Tibet by Deborah Klimburg-Salter

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 catalogue 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9788857222516
ISBN-10: 8857222519
Format: Hardback
(280mm x 240mm x 26mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Skira
Publisher: Skira
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2016
Country of Publication: Italy

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Author Biography - Deborah Klimburg-Salter

Deborah Klimburg-Salter is an art historian and professor of non-European art history at the Department of Art History at the University of Vienna

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