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Pal, Pratapaditya

Overview
Works: 278 works in 998 publications in 2 languages and 19,968 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works  Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Creator, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works about Pratapaditya Pal
 
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Most widely held works by Pratapaditya Pal
The sensuous immortals : a selection of sculptures from the Pan-Asian collection by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Tibet by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

13 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The catalogue of an exhibition ... shown in the Asia House Gallery in the spring of 1969 as an activity of The Asia Society ..."
Art of Nepal : a catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art collection by Los Angeles County Museum of Art( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by Boston Museum of Fine Arts( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outstanding in its oriental collection this museum has also a brilliant array of European and American art
Art of Tibet : a catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art collection by Los Angeles County Museum of Art( Book )

15 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Himalayas : an aesthetic adventure by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

15 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and describes 187 Hindu and Buddhist artworks of the Himalayas from the sixth through the nineteenth centuries; geographically themed essays; and translations and interpretations of several Nepali, Kashmiri, and Tibetan inscriptions
Indian sculpture : a catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art collection by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The peaceful liberators : Jain art from India by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

23 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jainism (together with Hinduism and Buddhism) is one of the three major world religions to have emerged in India. It has been continuously practised since at least the 6th century. This book presents a history of Jainism and describes the different art for
Indian painting : a catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art collection by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

19 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islamic art: the Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection, gift of Joan Palevsky by Los Angeles County Museum of Art( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From merchants to emperors : British artists and India, 1757-1930 by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

13 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance of the Taj Mahal( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the history of the Taj Mahal, explores other aspects of Shah Jahan's court, and discusses the artistry of the period
Aspects of Indian art. Papers presented in a symposium at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, October, 1970 by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

15 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art of Tibet : a catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art collection by Los Angeles County Museum of Art( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tibetan art is one of the last great artistic traditions to become known in the West. Like most European medieval art, it was primarily commissioned for religious purposes. In an expanded edition of a 1983 catalog, Pal combines the religious and artistic significance of the art while also placing it in historical context. The history of Tibetan thanka painting is well represented, and 65 new works have been added to the current edition. Recommended for large art collections and libraries emphasizing Asian studies
Art of the Himalayas : treasures from Nepal and Tibet by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

11 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light of Asia : Buddha Sakyamuni in Asian art by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

13 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Represents the most comprehensive attempt to date to examine the image of Buddha Sakyamuni as interpreted in the various cultura and historical contexts where Buddhism has flourished
Nepal : where the gods are young by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The holy cow and other animals : a selection of Indian paintings from the Art Institute of Chicago by Art Institute of Chicago( Book )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tibetan paintings : a study of Tibetan thankas, eleventh to nineteenth centuries by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ideal image : the Gupta sculptural tradition and its influence by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Himalayas : an aesthetic adventure
Alternative Names
Pal, P.

Pal, Pratap

Pal, Pratapaditya

Pāla, Pratāpāditya

Pratap Pal

Pratapaditya Pal.

Pratapaditya Pal 1935-....

Pratapaditya Pal Indiaas conservator

Pratapaditya Pal Indian curator

Pratapaditya Pal storico dell'arte indiano

Languages
English (282)

French (4)

Covers
Indian painting : a catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art collectionFrom merchants to emperors : British artists and India, 1757-1930Art of Tibet : a catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art collectionArt of the Himalayas : treasures from Nepal and TibetThe holy cow and other animals : a selection of Indian paintings from the Art Institute of Chicago