Hu Zhengyan: SHIZHUZHAI SHUHUA PU. (Painting Album from the Ten Bamboo Studio). Shanghai, 2014. Various paginations. c.80-95 pp. per volume. Single and (predominantly) double page colour illustrations throughout. 8 vols. 28x21 cm. Wrappers.
GBP 120.00
Facsimile of the late Ming first edition of the Shizhuzhai Shuhua Pu held in the National Library of China. The illustrations are arranged in eight volumes: 1. Shuhua (exemplars of painting and calligraphy); 2. Mohua (ink flowers); 3. Guopu (fruit manual); 4. Lingmaopu (bird manual); 5. Lanpu (orchid manual); 6. Zhupu (bamboo manual); 7. Meipu (plum manual); 8. Shipu (stones manual). The illustrations are matched with a text or poem on an adjacent opening. A good study reference for this famous work. All text in Chinese.
See: 'Visible Traces' pp. 65-68.
Subjects: Woodcuts Rare Books
Can be ordered in, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 396 in printed List 189.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books,