National Palace Museum: MING SI DA JIA TE ZHAN: WEN ZHENGMING. Four Great Masters of the Ming Dynasty: Wen Zhengming. Taibei, 2014. 381 pp. Colour plates (many full page) throughout. 30x23 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of a wonderful exhibition at the National Palace Museum in Taibei (and, thus the former Chinese imperial collection) showing outstanding works of painting and calligraphy by the famous Ming dynasty artist, Wen Zhengming. Divided into a number of sections: Development in Painting; In the Style of the Ancients; Same Subject: Several Versions; Development in Calligraphy; Calligraphy in Painting; Birds-and-Flowers and Figures. Preface, brief introductions to each section, list of contents and good descriptions of plates in English. Main text in Chinese. A good addition to the literature on this fine painter.
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 453 in printed List 194.
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