The paintings in Thai manuscripts, with their lively detail and vibrant colours, form a rich and varied record of the culture of Old Thailand. In this illustrated study, Henry Ginsburg examines the dominant themes and narratives in a wide range of ...
manuscript paintings and discusses the works in their religious, historical and cultural settings, with notes on the evolving style of painting from the earliest surviving 17th-century examples to the present day. An appendix gives a complete list of illustrated Thai manuscripts in The British Library and surveys other major western collections.
Number of pages: 112
Date of publication: 01/01/1989
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