NPM181 - NEW BOOK
National Palace Museum: SONGDAI HUAJIAN TEZHAN. A Special Exhibition of Painting and Calligraphy on Song Dynasty Decorated Paper. Taibei, 2018. xv, 229 pp. Colour plates throughout, many full page. Second small volume of reproductions of 6 Song letter papers. 2 vols. 30x21 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of an exhibition at the National Palace Museum in Taibei looking at painting and calligraphy done on extremely rare and little-known Song dynasty decorated papers. A total of 28 rare Song survivals from the Museum's collection are shown. Wonderful Song painting and calligraphy accentuated and enhanced by the examination of these rare letter papers. Good and skilful photography brings out the subtle designs of the papers. A second small volume reproduces six such letter papers. Introductions and descriptions in English. Main text in Chinese. A pioneering exhibition.
Subjects: Painting Calligraphy
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 14 in printed List 192.
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