Guardian of the Flame: Art of Sri Lanka
Catalogue to accompany the exhibition held at the Phoenix Art Museum, 2003. 183 pages with high quality black & white and color photographs, bibliography and glossary of terms. An excellent collection of essays on the art of Sri Lanka, with an emphasis on stone and bronze images of the Buddha.
Contents: A Collector’s Perspective; Images of Sri Lanka; The Cult of Relics; the Cult of the Buddha Image; The Art of Sri Lanka; Anuradhapura period; Polonnaruva Period; Divided Kingdom’s Period; Kandyan Period; The Buddha’s Footprint.
Paperbound, in excellent clean condition, very light surface wear to cover. 11 by 8.5 inches.