Feng Jicai ed: ZHONGGUO MUBAN NIANHUA JICHENG: TAOHUAWU JUAN. (A Compendium of Chinese Woodblock New Year Prints: Prints from Taohuawu in Suzhou). Beijing, 2011. 570 pp. Full page colour illustrations throughout both volumes. 2 vols. 31x24 cm. Wrappers.
GBP 400.00
Illustrated throughout, this large two-volume work (part of a series) shows the distinctive woodblock prints produced in the Taohuawu district of Suzhou. Notable and useful for the large selection of rare and interesting Suzhou prints dating from the Yongzheng reign onwards. Much Qianlong material. Divided into sections by subject matter depicted - landscapes and scenery, deities and immortals etc. The prints come from collections in China and abroad, in particular, Japan. Text in Chinese. Out-of-print and very difficult to find.
Subjects: Woodcuts Folk Art
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 183 in printed List 202.
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