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Chinese temple frescoes

William Charles White

Chinese temple frescoes

a study of three wall-paintings of the thirteenth century.

by William Charles White

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesMuseum studies -- No.3
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16579436M

  [PAINTINGS]. -- WHITE, William Charles. Chinese Temple Frescoes. A Study of Three Wall-Paintings of the Thirteenth o: University of Toronto Press, 8 us illustrations. There is some conflicting info from travel sites to travel books. The Temple “IS NOT” open daily. It is closed on Monday. YOU CAN take a taxi 14 rmb to the Temples front steps. Take Beijing Metro line 1 (red) to the last stop Pingguayuan. Exit A/B. A lot of people saying taxi /5(27).

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  This page is for anyone who is curious to know what a Buddhist Temple is like. And also for people from other countries who have to visit a lot of temples during their time in Asia and want to understand them better. And for architects, builders, photographers, and people who appreciate beautiful s:   Link to this interactive. With its bright colours and bold lines, the new fresco on display at a Chinese temple is certainly eye-catching. Unfortunately, it bears no resemblance to Author: Tania Branigan.


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[Toronto] The University of Toronto Press, It contains one of the most important collections of Chinese temple art in the world, including three Yuan Dynasty ( – AD) temple wall paintings from Shanxi Province that adorn the three walls of the Gallery, and several wooden sculptures depicting bodhisattvas from the 12th to the 15th centuries.

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