GORDON, Antoinette K.

GORDON, Antoinette Koscherak. 1892 — ?.3.1975. U.S. Anthropologist, Specialist of Tibetan Religious Art. From 1936 worked in the Department of Anthropology of the American Museum of Natural History.

Publications: The Iconography of Tibetan Lamaism. 32+129 p. N.Y. 1939, rev. ed. 31+131 p. ill. Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo 1959.

Tibetan religious art. 16+104 p. N.Y. 1952, 2nd ed. N.Y. 1963.

Transl. Tibetan tales: stories from the Dsangs blun (The wise and the foolish) from an ancient collection of stories on the wise and foolish actions of men. 72 p. L. 1953; The hundred thousand songs; selections from Milarepa, poet-saint of Tibet. 122 p. Tokyo 1961.

Sources: Briefly in New York Times 26.3.1975 (www.nytimes.com/1975/03/26/archives/antoinette-k-gordon-dies-at-83-world-authority-on-art-of-tibet.html); books in worldcat.org.

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