National Palace Museum: DIANCANG XIN JIYUAN: QINGMO MINCHU DE SHANGHAI HUATAN. A New Era for the Museum Collection: Shanghai Painting Circles of the Late Qing and Early Republican Period. Taibei, 2018. 334, xxxiv pp. Colour plates throughout, many full page. 30x21 cm. Wrappers.
Substantial catalogue of an exhibition at the National Palace Museum in Taibei exploring painting in Shanghai from the 1850s to the 1930s, a time of much artistic vigour and endeavour. 58 very fine works from the Museum's collection - albums, paintings and a couple of examples of calligraphy - are all illustrated in colour, many with close-up detail shown, and described in full. Essays accompany. A good addition to the literature on the subject. Preface, list of contents, introductions to each section, description of works and abstracts to essays in English. Main text in Chinese.
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 40 in printed List 193.
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