TITLE

Ineffable Paths: Mapping Wutaishan in Qing Dynasty China

AUTHOR(S)
Wen-shing Chou
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar2007, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author presents an analysis of the work of Gelong Lhündrup. The map of Wutaishan was created out of a series of wood block prints in 1846 to present a panoramic view of the holy mountain which at the time included more than 130 temple sites. Wutaishan is a Chinese mountain purported to house the bodhisattva Mañjuśri and is a place sacred to Tibetan Buddhists.
ACCESSION #
24442632

 

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