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art and architecture of the Gampola period

Nandasena Mudiyanse

art and architecture of the Gampola period

1341-1415 A. D.

by Nandasena Mudiyanse

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Published by Gunasena in Colombo, M. D .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Sinhalese.,
  • Architecture -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Buddhist inscriptions -- Sri Lanka.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nandasena Mudiyanse.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN 7305 .M8 1963
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 194 p. :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22154490M

    Arts & Architecture Magazine was at the leading edge of the excitement of the 40s, 50s and 60s in architecture, art, and music. Sandakada pahana, also known as Moon-stone, is a unique feature of the Sinhalese architecture of ancient Sri Lanka. It is an elaborately carved semi-circular stone slab, usually placed at the bottom of staircases and entrances. First seen in the latter stage of the Anuradhapura period, the sandakada pahana evolved through the Polonnaruwa, Gampola and Kandy period. .

    Introduction. Ravenna, S Apollinare Nuovo, mosaic showing the Betrayal of Christ, c. ; photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY. The thousand plus years between the division of the Roman Empire into Eastern and Western empires around the 4th century AD and the beginnings of the Renaissance in Europe are known as the medieval period. The Renaissance, French for 'rebirth', was undoubtedly the most intensely creative period in history. This explosion of activity is reflected perhaps more than elsewhere in the art and architecture of the period. The legacy the artists, sculptors, tradesmen, architects, garden designers, engravers, and printers left behind can still be seen all over Europe today, not only Missing: Gampola.

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