BUDDHIST ART IN ITS RELATION TO BUDDHIST IDEALS:. M. Anesaki.
BUDDHIST ART IN ITS RELATION TO BUDDHIST IDEALS:

BUDDHIST ART IN ITS RELATION TO BUDDHIST IDEALS:

with special reference to Buddhism in Japan. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Four lectures given at the Museum. Pp. xviii+76(last colophon), folding coloured frontispiece, black & white title page ornament and 51 plates (2 double page), bibliography, index; demy 4to; qr. red cloth with printed paper title label on spine, brown papered boards, lightly soiled, edges slightly rubbed, fore-corners lightly worn, the spine cloth faded; upper free endpaper a trifle silverfished, a little light foxing and occasional slight soiling; Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1915. First edition. *The lectures title are: The life of Buddha: the foundation of the Buddhist religion, and the beginning of its art; The Buddhist ideal of communion in Japanese Art; Buddhist cosmotheism and the symbolism of its art; Buddhist naturalism and individualism: the transition from religious to secular arts. Masaharu Anesaki (1873-1949) was Professor of the Science of Religion in the Imperial University of Tokyo. From 1913 to 1915 he was a visiting scholar at Harvard University, lecturing on Japanese literature and life. Item #159138

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