National Museum of History ed: LIN ZHIXIN YING MAZU BANHUA. (Lin Chih-hsin's Woodblock Panorama: Celebrating the Matsu Festival). Taipei, 1996. 74; 74 pp; separate accordion style volume with long foldout colour reproduction of the woodblock. B/w illustrations to the text volumes. 3 vols. 37x26 cm. Paper and boards.
Catalogue of an exhibition at the National Museum of History, Taipei, of this monumental colour woodblock panorama celebrating the Festival of Matsu (Mazu) the Goddess of the Sea, widely worshipped on the island of Taiwan. The woodblock has a slightly naive, folk art style and is an amazing accomplishment given its size. It took ten years to complete and shows many scenes associated with the worship of Matzu and her festival. Text booklet in Chinese, a similar booklet in English and an accordion volume reproducing in colour this enormous long woodblock print.
Subjects: Woodcuts Folk Art
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 163 in printed List 189.
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