mrabe at artic.edu mrabe at artic.edu
Thu Jul 31 01:40:31 UTC 1997

 I don't think you'll find a Gupta period text on the stated subject.  But
probably no one has inferred more about what such texts are likely to have
said from careful analysis of the physical images themselves than John

 Mosteller, John F. _ The measure of form : a new approach for the study of
Indian sculpture_ New Delhi : Abhinav Publications, 1991. Description:
xxx, 291 p., [119] p. of plates : ill., map ; 28 cm.
 Notes:  Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph.
                 D.--University of Pennsylavania, 1986).
              Includes indexes.

>I've been trying to find out if there are any known Indian shilpa
>shastras from the Gupta period on the fashioning of standing Buddha
>images -- preferably translated into English; or not. Any titles and
>bibliog data will help.
>Thanks for any help with this.
>J. Kirkpatrick
>jkirk at micron.net

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