NPM196 - NEW BOOK
National Palace Museum ed: JUJIANG DE JIANYING: ZHANG DAQIAN 120 SUI JINIAN DA ZHAN. Silhouette of a Great Master: A Retrospective of Chang Dai-chien's [Zhang Daqian's] Art on the 120th Anniversary of His Birth. Taibei 2019. 340, xxv pp. Colour plates throughout, many full page. 2 foldouts. 30x21 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of an excellent and extensive exhibition of the work of Zhang Daqian held at the National Palace Museum (NPM) in Taibei and celebrating the 120th anniversary of the birth of this great and influential 20th century Chinese artist who ended his years in Taiwan. The exhibition showed a total of 87 fine and representative works from all stages of the artist's career and included a few initial works by Zhang's teachers and friends. 74 of the works from the NPM collection and 13 works from the collection of the National Museum of History in Taibei. Also includes numerous artist's seals and seal impressions. In sections: 1. Chang Dai-chien's Teachers and Friends; 2. Chang Dai-chien Imitating the Ancients; 3. Chang Dai-chien and Dunhuang; 4. Chang Dai-chien's Free Style; 5. Chang Dai-chien's Masterpieces. 6. Chang Dai-chien's Self-Portraits; 7. Chang Dai-chien and Taiwan. Illustrated throughout in colour. Prefaces, list of contents, list of plates and descriptions of plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Available, as of: 01/09/2019
Was item 28 in printed List 196.
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