National Palace Museum: WEN YI SHAOXING: NANSONG YISHU YU WENHUA: TUSHU JUAN. Dynastic Renaissance: Art and Culture of the Southern Song: Rare Books. Taibei, 2010. 259 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. Colour and b/w text illustrations. 29x21 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of a major exhibition at the National Palace Museum in Taibei. This catalogue focusses on rare books and printing from the Southern Song held in the Museum's superb collection and comprises a total of 85 exhibits. Divided into sections on Cultural Invigoration, Artistic Innovation, Life Aesthetics, Transmission and Fusion. Examines aspects of Southern Song culture through the medium of printing from mathematics and philosophy to Buddhism and the printing of ancient classics. Whilst a few of the works also featured in the Museum's 2006 exhibition of Song books, this is a much more extensive survey. Introductions, list of plates and brief captions in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Painting Calligraphy
Available, as of: 10/08/2020
Was item 563 in printed List 199.
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