National Palace Museum: MING SI DA JIA TE ZHAN: SHEN ZHOU. Four Great Masters of the Ming Dynasty: Shen Zhou. Taibei, 2014. 367 pp. Colour plates (many full page) throughout. 30x23 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of a very fine exhibition at the National Palace Museum in Taibei showing outstanding works of painting and calligraphy by the Ming dynasty artist, Shen Zhou, from the Museum's collection and, therefore, the former Chinese imperial collection. Divided into three sections: The Origins of Shen Zhou's Art; Shen Zhou's Art of Calligraphy; The Characteristic of Shen Zhou's Painting. Fifty paintings, scrolls and albums by the masters are illustrated in fine colour plates. Accompanied by 19 associated works by other artists and calligraphers. Preface, brief introductions to each section, list of contents and good descriptions of plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Item 101 in List 203.
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