The volume—in English, 376 large-format pages—besides telling the story and presenting other documents on this subject, also contains an interview with Luciano Lanfranchi, the owner of this amazing collection, who talks about his passion for modern and primitive art.
64 pages with 30 masks, 4 prints of Nō theatre and two introductions by Rossella Marangoni and Francesco Morena.
32 pages with 16 contemporary Chinese rocks, 10 paintings and prints from the 19th century.
16 pages with 20 ancient thangkas and mandalas alongside 14 paintings by celebrated Tibetan contemporary artists.
12 pages with 12 stucco and terracotta heads dating from the 3rd to the 6th C. found in Gandhara and other remote areas such as Kashmir and Turkestan.
12 pages, 15 paintings from the 18th to the 20th C. depicting most characteristic themes of the Zen doctrine by famous and anonymous Japanese artists.
64 pages, 40 Ming and Qing portraits with descriptions and two introductions by Isabella Doniselli Eramo and Elettra Casarin.
40 pages with an introduction by Indologist Cinzia Pieruccini and with 20 sculptures and paintings from Gandhara, India, and China.
40 pages with 20 stone and bronze sculptures from Gandhara, India, Tibet, China, and Cambodia, 6th to 13th C.
40 pages with 22 pieces from India to China, 2nd to 16th C., and 15 photographs by Michael Yamashita, National Geographic photographer.
44 pages with 28 sculptures from the 2nd to the 10th C. and two essays by Giuliano Boccali and Cinzia Pieruccini on the sculpture, aesthetics and mythology of India.
14 pages, 24 terracotta and wood animals from the 2nd century BC to the 10th AD, plus an essay on animals in Chinese art and culture.
80 pages, 50 statues, paintings, book covers and ritual objects from the 14th to the 19th C., with seven essays on Tibetan art, culture, and aesthetics.
72 pages, 50 stone, stucco, and terracotta sculptures and three essays on Gandharan art, history, and archaeology.
112 pages, 57 sculptures and paintings, eleven essays by 7 eminent Italian scholars on the art, religion, and literature of Buddhism.
24 pages, 24 heads of various materials, an introduction by Indologist Nicoletta Celli.
64 pages and 28 stone and bronze sculptures.
30 pages; 13 illustrations. Two introductions by Sinologist Daniele Cologna and Nuccia Mozzi Baratto.
56 pages, 27 sculpture in schist and stucco, introduction by Renzo Freschi.
48 pages; 28 illustrations, two introductions by Indologists Cinzia Pieruccini e Giuliano Boccali.
48 pages; 20 illustrations. introduction by Professor Giuliano Boccali.
40 pages; 16 illustrations, an article on Tibetan Mandala by Professor Franco Ricca.
55 pages; 21 illustrations. two intruductions by Professor Giuliano Boccali and Renzo Freschi.
56 pages, 22 stone sculptures, two introductions to Mon-Haripunjaya sculpture and to Khmer art.