Chai Zejun & Chai Yu Hai: SHANXI GUDAI CAI SU. Ancient Painted Statues in Shanxi Province. Beijing, 2008. 437 pp. Over 274 colour plates. 36x27 cm. Boards.
This book details painted stucco and wooden statues in nearly 70 temples in China's Shanxi province. The statues date from the Tang to the Qing dynasties with a good amount of earlier examples from the Song through to the Yuan. Many Ming dynasty examples. Little from the Qing dynasty. All illustrated in fine full page colour plates. Introductory essays accompany. An excellent addition to the material on the subject. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Sculpture Painting
Available, as of: 12/02/2018
Was item 83 in printed List 191.
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