NPM178 - NEW BOOK
National Palace Museum: GUOBAO DE XINGCHENG: SHUHUA JINGHUA TEZHAN. The Making of a National Treasure: Select Masterpieces of Painting and Calligraphy in the Museum Collection. Taibei, 2018. 327 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 30x21 cm. Wrappers.
Substantial catalogue of an excellent exhibition in 2017 at the National Palace Museum in Taibei showing some of the rarest and most delicate works of painting and calligraphy in the collection. A selection of such superb treasures can only be shown for a limited time during the driest months in Taiwan - October to December. 45 works are shown - 43 paintings and 2 examples of calligraphy. Thirty-six of the works date from the Yuan dynasty or before. The two examples of calligraphy shown are by Wang Xizhi! List of contents and plates, introduction and good descriptions of the exhibits in English. Main texts in Chinese.
Subjects: Painting Calligraphy
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 54 in printed List 194.
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