Ren Xiong, Cai Zhaochu and Wang Ling: YUYUE XIANXIAN ZHUAN ZAN. (Portraits and Biographies of Illustrious Forebears from Yuyue). Ren Weichang Renwu Banhua. Beijing, 1995. 3, 7, 40, 33; 3, 40, 30 folded leaves. 80 b/w woodcut portraits. 2 vols. 26x16 cm. Stitched, cloth case.
Fine facsimile of one of the masterpieces of late Qing woodcut illustration. The original edition was issued in 1857. Ren produced the portraits of famous historical figures from the area south of Hangzhou, Cai was the woodblock carver and Wang wrote the biographies. In Chinese.
Subjects: Woodcuts Illustrated Books
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 542 in printed List 188.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books, www.hanshan.com.