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Thangka art January 12-February 23, 1974, Doris Wiener [Gallery], 831 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. by

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Published by Doris Wiener Gallery in New York, N. Y .
Written in English


  • Tankas (Tibetan scrolls) -- Exhibitions,
  • Painting, Tibetan -- Exhibitions,
  • Painting -- Nepal -- Exhibitions,
  • Painting -- China -- Tibet -- Exhibitions

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ContributionsDoris Wiener Gallery.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14535998M

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