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ON THE PATH TO ENLIGHTENMENT.
Uhlig, Helmut.

ON THE PATH TO ENLIGHTENMENT.

The Berti Aschmann Foundation of Tibetan Art at the Museum Rietberg Zürich. Museum Rietberg Zürich 1995.
1st English Ed. 4to. 225pp. + [i]. 168 ills. mainly colour. Rear f.e.p torn without loss, original laminated boards, minor marking. Catalogue of the collection of the Berti Aschmann Foundation of Tibetan Art, opened autumn 1995 as part of the permanent collection of Museum Rietberg, Zu¨rich. Preface ‘The Berti Aschmann Collection offers a comprehensive overview of the development and spreading of Buddhist sculpture in India, Nepal, and Tibet. It includes 7th century pieces from the Swat area, bronzes from Kashmir, from the Indian Pala dynasty, and from Nepal. These lead to the main part of the collection, the Tibetan sculptures from the 11th to the 18th century. Finally, Tibeto-Chinese bronzes created in China in the early 15th century under Tibetan influence are presented by fourteen exquisite examples.’
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