Gandharan Art of North India and the Graeco-Buddhist Tradition in India, Persia, and Central Asia.
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1968
Description: Illustrated with 24 mounted color plates and 184 b/w illustrations. Thick square 4to, natural cloth, edgeworn d.w. New York: Abrams, (1968). First edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Comments: A finely illustrated study of the diverse influences, especially Hellenistic and Persian, which shaped the art of Gandhara, the ancient province located in present-day northwest India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, from the 1st through the 5th century. With the ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro.Edition: First
Condition: near fine
Book ID: 168273