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Notes: Black and colored ink on linen pages, with wooden boards. This eighteenth-century pattern book is written in Newari script with Tibetan numerals, and was apparently produced in Nepal for use in Tibet. It delineates, in 36 ink drawings, precise iconometric guidelines for depiction of the Buddha and Bodhisattva figures. The Newari writing suggests the manual may have been used in a collaboration between Newar and Tibetan artists.

Tibetan pattern book of proportions., 17--? - Getty Research Institute [Alma]

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via The Tibetan Book of Proportions | The Public Domain Review