TNM191 - NEW BOOK
Tokyo National Museum: UNRIVALED CALLIGRAPHY: YAN ZHENQING AND HIS CALLIGRAPHY. Tokyo, 2019. 357, xiv pp. Colour plates throughout. Two foldouts. 30x22 cm. Wrappers.
Bulky catalogue of a hugely-popular exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum, not least amongst Chinese visitors. 177 exhibits (!) including highly-important loans from the National Palace Museum in Taibei and major Japanese museums. Examines the influences of Yan Zhenqing from Wang Xizhi onwards and Yan's legacy. Fifteen pages of English text comprising preface, introductions to each section and list of exhibits with brief descriptions. Main text in Japanese.
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 37 in printed List 195.
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