McCarthy, Blythe & Giaccai, Jennifer: SCIENTIFIC STUDIES OF PIGMENTS IN CHINESE PAINTINGS. London, 2021. xii, 146 pp. Numerous colour illustrations. 27x20 cm. Paper.
GBP 45.00
Based on the collections of the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, this book explores pigments in Chinese painting from the Song dynasty to the early 20th century. Discusses how and when pigments were used, the use of pigments imported from abroad etc. Enables a broader understanding of materials, methods and the dating of Chinese paintings of various genres. A welcome study.
Subjects: Painting
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