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Title Guardian of the flame : art of Sri Lanka.

Imprint Phoenix, AZ : Phoenix Art Museum, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    704.9489 GUA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 183 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 26 cm.
Note "Published in conjuction with the exhibition 'Guardian of the flame: art of Sri Lanka', February 8-May 11, 2003"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-181).
Contents Foreword / Jane Baker -- Acknowledgements / John Listopad -- The art lover as collector / Victoria Chan-Palay -- Reflections in a mirror / Michael Phillips -- Images of Sri Lanka -- The cult of relics / John Listopad -- The cult of the Buddha image / John Listopad -- The art of Sri Lanka : the historical context / John Listopad -- Buddha images of the early Anuradhapura period (c. 200 B.C.-432 A.D.) / John Listopad -- Buddha images of the late Anuradhapura period (c. 432-993) / John Listopad -- A set of Lokapalas : Anuradhapura period / John Listopad -- Polonnaruva period (993-1235) / John Listopad -- Divided kingdoms period (1232-1597) / John Listopad -- Kandyan period (1480-1815) / John Listopad -- The Buddha's footprint / Sherry Montgomery -- Bibliography, glossary.
Subject Art, Sri Lankan -- Exhibitions.
Art, Buddhist -- Sri Lanka -- Exhibitions.
Art -- Private collections -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Listopad, John (John Andrew)
Phoenix Art Museum.
ISBN 0910407509 (pbk.)

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