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Zhejiang Provincial Museum ed: LANTING DE GUSHI. (The Story of the Orchid Pavilion). Beijing, 2016. 205 pp. Colour plates throughout, many full page. 29x22 cm. Boards.
Catalogue of an exhibition at the Zhejiang Provincial Museum in 2016 exploring the history and cultural legacy of the Chinese cultural icon, the Lanting Xu, 'Preface to the Orchid Pavilion'. This work by Wang Xizhi, composed at a gathering of literati in 353 AD, is regarded as the supreme example of Chinese calligraphy. A total of 93 exhibits, primarily calligraphy, rubbings and paintings but also ceramics and carvings in various media. List of contents and captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Calligraphy Art
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 116 in printed List 194.
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