- Examines multiple layers of meaning such as style, technique, symbolism, past traditions, and the artist’s personal circumstances.
- Includes thirty-six masterpieces of Chinese painting from the encyclopaedic collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in order to reveal the major characteristics and themes of this rich pictorial tradition.
- Includes accessible texts and numerous large colour details. A dynastic chronology, map, and list of further readings supplement the text.
Format: Softcover, 184 pages
Dimensions: 23.5 x 30.5 cm
Author: Maxwell K. Hearn
Publisher: Yale University Press, 2008