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How to Read Chinese Paintings

How to Read Chinese Paintings

Regular price HK$250.00

  • 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
Language: English
Author: Maxwell K. Hearn
Publisher: Yale University Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780300141870

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