Buddhist Art in India, Ceylon and Java

Buddhist Art in India, Ceylon and Java (Hardcover)

By J Ph Vogel A J Barnouw 
Publisher: munshiram manoharlal publishers pvt. ltd.
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
EAN: 9788121513135
No. of Pages: 127
Binding: Hardcover
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About The Book

J. Ph. Vogels Buddhist Art in India, Ceylon and Java is an English translation of the original De Buddhistische Kunst Van VoorIndiee, enlarged in scope and including also an account of the Buddhist art of Ceylon and Java. The present book has been written with the chief object to give a historical outline of Indo-Buddhist art, to sketch its various schools in their main characteristics and to trace their mutual relationship. Attempt has also been made to show by Vogel in what manner the artistic phenomena must have followed the religious developments and spiritual movements. Apart from an Introduction giving a brief background, the entire period of nearly fifteen hundred years of Buddhist art from the third century BC to the twelfth century AD has been covered in seven chapters and two chapters on the Buddhist art of Ceylon and Java respectively. Coming as its does from the pen of J. Ph. Vogel, the Buddhist Art in India, Ceylon and Java commends itself as a most useful handbook on the subject. The book contains a very representative selection of photographs on the subject included in thirty-nine plates apart from a ground-plan of Borobodur, the great monument of the Mahayana, with its harmonious blending of Indian and local elements and wonderful display of sculptural decoration. The book also contains an index and bibliography giving titles of principal works of reference.

About The Author

Jean Philippe Vogel 1871-1958, popularly known by his initials J. Ph. Vogel, was a Dutch Sanskritist and epigraphist. Vogel worked as Superintendent of the Punjab, Baluchistan and Ajmer based at Lahore from January 1901 to 1914. Between 1910 and 1911, he even deputised as Director General of the Archaeological Survey of India in the absence of John Marshall. As anarchaeologist, Vogel participated in the excavations at Gandhara, the Punjab Hill States, Kusinagara and Mathura.

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Title: Buddhist Art in India, Ceylon and Java
Publisher: munshiram manoharlal publishers pvt. ltd.
Author: J Ph Vogel A J Barnouw
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
EAN: 9788121513135
No. of Pages: 127
Binding: Hardcover

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