Mediaeval Sinhalese art: being a monograph on medieval Sinh alese arts and crafts, mainly as surviving in the eighteenth century, with an account of the structure of society and...
Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish
...the status of the craftsmen, 2nd ed.;;;;;Sinhalese art is essentially Indian, but possesses this especial interest, that it is in many ways of an earlier character, and more truly Hindu--though Buddhist in intention--than any Indian art surviving on the mainland so late as the beginning of the nineteenth century. The minor arts, and the painting, are such as we might expect to have been associated with the culture of Asoka's time, and the builders of Barahat.
ISBN 13: 9788121510929
ISBN 10: 8121510929
Pages etc.: Reprint of 1956: xvi,344p., (53)pls. with explanatory notes, (153)ill., ind., 29cm.
Subject(s): Fine Arts
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