NPM185 - NEW BOOK
National Palace Museum: GUOBAO ZAI XIAN: SHUHUA JINGHUA TEZHAN. Another Look at National Treasures: Select Masterpieces of Painting and Calligraphy in the Museum Collection. Taibei, 2018. 261 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 3 foldouts. 30x21 cm. Wrappers.
Substantial catalogue of a wonderful exhibition 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 treasures can only be shown for a limited time during the driest months of October to December. This is the superb selection shown in 2018. This year 26 works were shown - predominantly paintings and also a number of examples of calligraphy. The works dating from the Western Jin through to the Yuan dynasty. 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 55 in printed List 194.
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