THE CENTURY OF TUNG CH'I-CH'ANG 1555-1636 - 1992 [2 Vols] Chinese Painting Cat

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Gently used paperbacks displaying minimal overall wear and aging. Lavishly illustrated with full-color and B&W reproductions of artworks. Exhibition catalog includes a biography of artist and explanations of plates. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE! Please see photos and detailed description for additional information. AS IS.

The Century of Tung Ch'i-Ch'ang 1555-1636 2 Volumes

by the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Published by: The University of Washington Press, Seattle and London, 1992.

Softbacks are in VERY GOOD condition.

  • ISBN: 0295971584
  • Volumes exhibit minimal overall aging and wear.
  • Covers feature beautiful full-color illustration on front with white text, and display minor edgewear with light occasional creasing.
  • Spines feature white text and have two vertical creases running from head to foot along center from book being opened. (See photos)
  • Binding is secure in both volumes.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Textblock edges show occasional small stains and smudges. 
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20181108

Edited by Wai-Kam Ho and Judith G. Smith. 

With essays by: Wai-Kam Ho and Dawn Ho-Delbanco, Wen C. Fong, James Cahill, Kohara Hironobu, Xu Bangda, Wang Qingzheng, Celia Carrington Riely, and Wang Shiqing.

With contributions to the catalog by: Ai Zhigao, Richard M. Barnhart, Joseph Chang, Hui-Liang J. Chu, Richard Edwards, Shi-Yee Liu Fiedler, Marilyn Wong Gleysteen, John Hay, Maxwell K. Hearn, Wai-Kam Ho, Jason Kuo, Chu-Tsing Li, Pan Shenliang, Celia Carrigton Riely, David A. Sensabaugh, Shan Guolin, Richard Vinograd, Roderick Whitfield, and Yang Chenbin.

This catalog was organized at the occasion of the exhibition of the paintings of the Chinese artist by the Nelson-Atkins Museum in 1992. Belonging to the later part of the Ming Dynasty, his beautiful art features landscapes and portraits, as well as various designs for handscrolls.

Complete with a biography of the artist, this catalog explores the art of the Chinese painter in its exceptional talent and beauty. It features works from all periods of his career, and all fields that he covered during his career. 465 pages (Vol 1) + 603 pages (Vol 2) 11 x 13.25 inches.

Volume 1 has historical introduction and features lavish full-color and B&W plates. Volume 2 has catalog as well as seals and a chronology in Chinese alphabet, with an index to Chinese names.

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Condition: Used
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Special Attributes: 2 Vols
Binding: Softback
Original/Facsimile: Original
Region: North America
Topic: Painting
Subject: Art & Photography
Product Type: Reference
Educational Level: College
Publication Year: 1992
Language: English
Format: Paperback
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