Gugong Museum: JIN TANG LIANG SONG HUIHUA: HUANIAO ZOUSHOU. (Paintings of the Jin, Tang and Song Dynasties - Animals, Birds and Flowers). Complete Collection of Treasures Gugong, 3. Shanghai, 2004. 24, 253 pp. 251 pp. colour plates. 29x22 cm. Boards.
Volume 3 in the series The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum illustrates and describes 83 exquisite masterpieces from the Jin to the Song dynasties (of which 77 are Song) showing flora and fauna. Includes the famous Tang work 'Five Oxen' in a panorama foldout, other national treasures plus lesser-known works. All the works, including long handscrolls, are shown in their entirety and in detail. Accompanying colophons and inscriptions are also illustrated. Captions in English, otherwise Chinese text. A beautiful work that we recommend.
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 334 in printed List 195.
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