Ecke, Gustav: CHINESE PAINTING IN HAWAII. In the Honolulu Academy of Arts and in Private Collections. Honolulu, 1965. Vol. I: Text: xvii, 407 pp. Many text figures & illustrations plus 40 full page colour and b/w plates, the majority tipped-in. Bibliography. Vol. II: Plates 41-53. Vol. III: 3 vols. 31x25 cm. Cloth, cloth slipcase.
One volume of text with commentaries on the paintings illustrated by 40 full page plates in colour, collotype & halftone. Accompanied by two portfolios containing folding black-and-white collotype plates showing paintings reproduced in their entirety, including some very lengthy handscrolls. A very well-produced work on a fine museum collection of Chinese paintings, together with items from private collections in Hawaii. Written by a renowned scholar. Produced in an edition limited to 550 numbered sets. Slight grubbiness to the slipcase, the volumes and plates themselves as new. Scarce.
Item 345 in List 204.
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