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d'Argencé, R-YL (ed), Chinese, Korean and Japanese Sculpture in Avery Brundage Collection. Kodansha, 1979

Chang Foundation, Buddhist Images in Gilt Metal, Taipei, 1993

National Palace Museum, The Crucible Of Compassion and Wisdom, Taipei, 1987. Exhibition Catalogue from the Nitta Collection

Paludan, Ann, The Chinese Spirit Road, Yale University Press, 1991. ISBN. 0 300 04597 2

Royal Academy of Art, Return of the Buddha: The Qingzhou Discoveries. London, 2002

Siren, O.  Chinese Sculpture from the Fifth to the Fourteenth Centuries.  Four volumes, London 1925

Snellgrove, David (ed), The Image of the Buddha, UNESCO, 1978. ISBN. 0 906026 00 8

Sullivan, Michael, Cave Temples of Maichishan, Faber & Faber, 1969. ISBN. 571 09035 4

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Masterpieces of Chinese Painting (Hardback)||RHFPR

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting (Hardback)||RHFPR

Painting has always been regarded by the Chinese as a supreme art, its merits equal to those of poetry and philosophy. The tradition can be traced ove…

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A gift in your will

You may not have thought of including a gift to a museum in your will, but the V&A is a charity and legacies form an important source of funding for our work. It is not just the great collectors and the wealthy who leave legacies to the V&A. Legacies of all sizes, large and small, make a real difference to what we can do and your support can help ensure that future generations enjoy the V&A as much as you have.

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Event - St James the Less, Pimlico - Tour 2

Tue 15 September 2015 14:00–15:30

Described by Nikolaus Pevsner as ‘one of the finest Gothic Revival churches anywhere’, George Edmund Street’s Grade I-listed St James the Less, Pimlico, was completed in 1861. It includes excellent glass, sculpture and a mosaic designed by GF Watts. John Betjeman campaigned against its closure, and the church is a primeexample of the High Victorian taste for structural polychromy.

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