Treasures of Tibetan Art

Treasures of Tibetan Art : Collections of the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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Constructed between 1945 and 1947 by Jacques Marchais (professional name of Jacqueline Klauber), the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art in Staten Island houses more than 1200 pieces of Tibetan Buddhist art from China and Mongolia, dating from the 17th to the 19th centuries. Two essays about the history of the museum and the history of Tibetan Buddhism open the catalogue, which contains 169 objects from the museum's collections.show more

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  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 216.4 x 278.9 x 24.1mm | 1,413.31g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour and black and white halftones throughout
  • 0195097149
  • 9780195097146

About Barbara Lipton

Barbara Lipton, an art historian, is director and curator of the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art and author of a number of books, including Survival: Life and Art of the Alaskan Eskimo and John Cotton Dana and the Newark Museum. Nima Dorjee Ragnubs is a Tibetan scholar and native of Tibet.show more

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