LANTING XU SHUHUA YAJI. (Elegant Tributes in Calligraphy and Painting to the Orchid Pavilion Preface). Tianjin, 2004. c. 200 leaves folded accordion style. B/w and some colour illustrations throughout. 36x21 cm. Boards.
A collection of calligraphy tributes (and one long black-and-white modern painted handscroll) to the Lanting Xu, the most famous single piece of Chinese calligraphy, the Orchid Pavilion Preface', written by Wang Xizhi. The pieces reproduced date from the Tang dynasty to the modern day. All text in Chinese. Out-of-print.
Subjects: Calligraphy Painting
Item 388 in List 203.
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