Buddhist Art in India

Buddhist Art in India

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Buddhist Art in India was written by Grünwedel, Albert, (1856-1935) and Burgess, James, (1832-1916) is a book about Buddhist art and history developed in India.

This book is culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact and remains as true to the original work as possible.

Albert Grünwedel

Albert Grünwedel (July 31, 1856 – October 28, 1935) was a German Indologist, Tibetologist, archaeologist, and explorer of Central Asia. He was one of the first scholars to study the Lepcha language. He wrote books like Buddhist art in India, Mythology of Buddhism in Tibet and Mongolia: Guide to the Lamaist Collection of Prince Ukhtomsky, Buddhistische Studien etc.

Burgess James

James Burgess CIE FRSE FRGS MRAS LLD (14 August 1832 – 3 October 1916), was the founder of The Indian Antiquary in 1872 and an important archaeologist of India in the 19th century.

Burgess was born on 14 August 1832 in Kirkmahoe, Dumfriesshire. He was educated at Dumfries and then the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh. Some books written by him are The temples of Shatrunjaya, The rock temples of Elephanta, Temples of Somanath, Gunagadh and Girnar, Scenery and architecture in Gujarat and Rajputana, Notes on Ajanta paintings, Buddhist art in India, The Indian sect of the Jainas, Fergusson’s Indian and eastern architecture etc.



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