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MS Am 2012

Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947. Papers on The nature of Buddhist art: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Am 2012
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947.
Title: Papers on The nature of Buddhist art,
Date(s): 1919-1920.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 v. (.08 linear ft.)
Abstract: Annotated typescript of The Nature of Buddhist Art, and associated correspondence.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*79M-55
Gift of The Rubel Asiatic Research Collection, Fogg Museum Harvard University; received: n.d.

Biographical / Historical

Coomaraswamy was a pioneer historian of Indian art and culture. He was the research fellow in Indian, Persian, and Muslim art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from 1916-1947.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Typescript of Coomaraswamy's The Nature of Buddhist Art, with revisions and annotations, together with letters to Walpole galleries from Mary (McNeil) Fenollosa and Lindsay Russell.

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