NPM198 - NEW BOOK
National Palace Museum: XIAO SHIDAI DE RICHANG: YI GE SHIQI SHIJI DE SHENGHUO TI'AN. The Literati's Ordinaries - A Proposal of Life from the 17th Century. Taibei, 2019. 167 pp. Colour plates throughout, a number full page. 3 foldouts. 29x21 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of an exhibition at the National Palace Museum in Taibei exploring the material culture and life of the literati in the late Ming and early Qing dynasties - the 17th century - in China. The exhibition is directed by the examination of the influence of two chapters on 'calligraphy and painting' and 'objects' from the work 'Changwu Zhi' (Treatise on Superfluous Things) written by the literati Wen Zhenheng (1586-1645) and highly important on connoisseurship in China thereafter. Illustrated throughout with rare books, paintings, ceramics, carvings and other fine works of art from the Museum's wonderful collection. Introductions, list of contents and plates and captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Scholar’s Studio Painting
Available, as of: 08/11/2019
Was item 28 in printed List 197.
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