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Arnige [Chin. Anige; A-ni-ke; A-ni-ko; Nepalese: Arnike]locked

(b c. 1244; d c. 1306).
  • Ian Alsop
  •  and Kashinath Tamot

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Nepalese sculptor, architect, and painter who worked in Tibet and China. A Newar from the Kathmandu Valley, Anige is now honoured in his native land as Nepal’s most famous artist of early times. He left his home at the age of 17 or 18, joining the myriads of wandering Newar artists who served the courts of the great lamas and emperors of Tibet and China. He so impressed his patrons at the court of the Mongol Yuan dynasty (...

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