7 MAY 1927, Page 19

Mr. Lawrence Binyon is to be heartily congratulated on the

very interesting text of the sumptuous new volume of the Eumorfopoulos Collection published by Messrs. Bean (£1 `2 12s.) dealing with the wonderful Yiieh Shan Tung and Ching Liang frescoes recently presented to the nation. The reproductions are beautiful, especially the Ching Liang frescoes, depicting three great figures, Bodhisattvas who know Nirvana, but renounce their own beatitude until the salvation of the world is accomplished. We have seen nothing finer in Buddhist mural art since the publication of Lady Herringham's book on Ajanta. a