Shanghai Museum: ZHU LOU WENXIN: ZHUKE ZHENPIN TE JI. Literati Spirit: Art of Chinese Bamboo Carving. Shanghai, 2012. 372 pp. Colour plates throughout. B/w text illustrations. 29x21 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of an exhibition of bamboo carving at the Shanghai Museum. The 194 exhibits are of superb quality, the large majority coming from the Museum's little-published bamboo carving collection, together with a few loans from the Forbidden City Museum and Ningbo Museum. Sections on: The Jiading School; Lineage of the Jiading School; Liuqing Technique; Interaction. Contents, foreword, brief introductions to each section, list of plates and captions in English. Main text in Chinese. Recommended.
Item 551 in List 203.
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